Interview with Casey Hayden


Casey Hayden:

Well we had been organizing all summer to send people to Atlantic City and they were legitimate delegations I mean people had risked their lives all summer all over Mississippi going to these uh, caucuses in these little counties and getting turned away or beaten up or whatever happened and they were legitimate delegations, you know it wasn't just a show, they had actually done this and organized a party and gone there and gotten turned down. So it was like well if you won't let us in have your own, we'll do our own thing, you know. Uh, that made a big impact and uh …