Interview with Colonel Floyd Mann
QUESTION 4
INTERVIEWER:

I'M SORRY COULD YOU MENTION THE WORD FREEDOM RIDERS SOMEWHERE IN THERE, JUST SO I GET THAT?… WE KNOW WHO YOU'RE TALKING ABOUT.

Col. Floyd Mann:

At this point in time, the uh, most people in Alabama, uh, that you'd hear speaking about this, thought the freedom riders were a group of people that—outsiders that were coming into the state that was uh, uh, coming to the state to cause problems. That's what the uh, average person was saying around in Alabama at that time.