Interview with Eleanor Josaitis
QUESTION 9
SHEILA C. BERNARD:

What was, what was the feeling in the suburbs?



SHEILA C. BERNARD:

So what was the sense from television of what was happening in the city?

ELEANOR JOSAITIS:

The sense of watching television and the riot of `67 was--

SHEILA C. BERNARD:

OK, you don't need to say "riot of `67," we already, it's happening, so just "watching television."

ELEANOR JOSAITIS:

Watching television showed pictures of people in the street, it showed burning, it showed buildings on fire, it showed total confusion, it showed tanks coming into the city, it showed troops, it showded[SIC] showed people looting,, ah, it looked like a war torn zone, that's all you could think of was, "My God, this is 20 miles from where I live and it's, they've dropped a bomb." That was what you saw on television, and what you heard in the community was, "Why are they doing this, why are they doing this?"** And,, ah, "They don't know what they're doing," and "My God, look what's happening?" And just--