Interview with James L. Hicks
QUESTION 22
INTERVIEWER:

THERE'S A LOT OF NOISE OUTSIDE. I THINK THAT WE'RE GOING TO ASK YOU THAT ONE… IF YOU AGAIN, CAN JUST TELL US ABOUT THE WHITE PRESS COVERAGE.

James L. Hicks:

Well they they, ah, first the white press did not pick up on the fact that four of us would not let the blacks in the black press into his press conferences. The ah, the three of us represented the black press, that was all, and we were kicked around by the mob, our clothes were torn off ah, the New York Times, put on the front page the face Wilson, picture of us, with hit with the brick. And ah, that was notorious. But uh, the, ah, the media, the electronic media did not come in on anything that ah, I could read about that, was anything bearing resemblance it what I was there. You know, what we saw.