Interview with James L. Hicks
QUESTION 12
INTERVIEWER:

CAN YOU TELL US ABOUT THE ROLE OF THE PRESS CORPS AND TRYING TO COVER THE TRIAL AND GIVE IT THE MAXIMUM PUBLICITY.

James L. Hicks:

Yes, ah, the so far maximum publicity concern, you asked about maximum publicity uh, from the standpoint of the press the uh, both sides of the Dailies and the Weeklies but more the heavily the weeklies because it was a lynching and uh, it was us involved and so I think that ah, it ah, most people, or most papers tried to muster somebody down there to ah, over the trial and either through a syndication or a one man or ah, the ah, just ah, well, taking it out with the ah, it…