Interview with William Lucy
QUESTION 14
PAUL STECKLER:

You were telling me specifically you that got all these ministers in their Sunday best suits?

WILLIAM LUCY:

The, they were dressed, ah, to appear before the city council of Memphis, Tennessee, and this is a rather important event for them. And, they, ah, they came down in their, in their finest. Ah, ah, the, the, the, I guess the intellectual leadership and the religious leadership of most Southern cities is a very formal group of people, and they react very formally, and, and as I say, they had their, their, their Sunday best, ah, and the macing was the ultimate outrage and insult to them.