Interview with Casey Hayden
QUESTION 38
INTERVIEWER:

UM, CAN YOU JUST GIVE… OK, LET'S CUT. WHY WAS MISSISSIPPI IN FACT SO DIFFERENT FROM, UH, OTHER PARTS OF THE DEEP SOUTH? WHAT WAS IT ABOUT MISSISIPPI THAT HAD SUCH AN AURA ABOUT IT FOR THE VOLUNTEERS? WAS THAT …

Casey Hayden:

I think the reason Mississippi had an aura for volunteers was that um, that's were we decided just let ‘em come. I mean if we decided to let them come to Alabama, Alabama would have had an aura right? I mean they didn't know. Um, part, a lot, part, part of it was probably Bob, you know, I mean he was, he had a genius for uh, facilitating events.