Interview with A.G. Gaston
QUESTION 5
INTERVIEWER:

I'D LIKE TO UM ASK YOU, IN 1962 THAT STARTED CHANGING THE GOVERNMENT OVER DOWN HERE, SID SMEYER WAS A LITTLE BIT EMBARRASSED ABOUT THINGS, AND BEGAN WORKING, WERE YOU INVOLVED IN SOME OF THE PLANS TO CHANGE THE CITY GOVERNMENT?

A. G. Gaston:

Not directly on it, indirectly. As I say, I provided the funds for the civil rights folks who was agitating, and um, provided facilities for those civil rights activists, such as uh Andy Young, and those boys who come over here, and with the movement, with uh, Martin King.