Interview with Nicholas Katzenbach
QUESTION 48
INTERVIEWER:

YOU DON'T REMEMBER. UM, ALL RIGHT, WHAT ABOUT UM, WHEN THE DEMONSTRATORS WERE OUTSIDE YOUR OFFICE, I BELIEVE YOU WERE VISITED AT THAT TIME, WHAT—WERE THERE REQUESTS, UM, AT THAT TIME MADE, AND YOU MENTIONED SOMETIMES YOU, IT HAS SO MANY DEMANDS THAT YOU GET FROM SOME OF THEM WHAT, WHAT WERE THEY LOOKING FOR AT THAT TIME? UM, DID YOU HAVE MEETINGS AT THAT TIME TO DISCUSS…

Nicholas Katzenbach:

Well, I think they were… I don't know what they were looking for was an occupation of the South by federal troops, I think. A lot of the young people were doing that, they were somewhat radicalized, some of them, uh, which was a problem with the Congress, but it's a, uh, I don't think they had any, I mean the sort of specifics they had were kind of layout specifics. And that was not true of what Dr. King was asking.