Interview with James L. Hicks
QUESTION 24
INTERVIEWER:

IF YOU CAN DESCRIBE DAISY …

James L. Hicks:

Well, Daisy Bates was ah, had a husband, they were publishers of this state paper and ah, it was not a fat paper, that is, it had no ads, very few ads, but ah, it was somebody who was trying to hold up for the black people, and ah, I don't know of whether she's got a college degree or not, but ah, she was out in the street and ah ah, just keeping the faith, as we say, and ah, very attractive woman, ah, but, it was, the big thing was that she apparently sensed that this town was up in arms and that ah, that the she had a nice home, but ah, this was, they were at one another and ah so their fault was not helping.