Interview with William Bradford Huie
QUESTION 36
INTERVIEWER:

HOW ABOUT AMONG THE MORE GENTLEMANLY LEVELS OF WHITE, THE WHITE SOUTH?

William Bradford Huie:

They, well, of course, many of them would join the White Citizens' Councils and contributed money to George Wallace. Um, Wallace was their spokesman, uh, Wallace was the darling of the Ku Klux Klan um, and as long as you had Wallace, uh, Wa—-Wallace could make—Wallace, Wallace thought that he could be President of the United States. He thought that the racial conflict was going to make him president. And Wallace believed uh, what, it was the truth, he believed that there was as much anti-black political sentiment in Chicago as there was in Alabama. Which is true. Dr. King, the bitterest day of Dr. King's life was when he went to Chicago, you know and …