Interview with Colonel Floyd Mann
QUESTION 52
INTERVIEWER:

AND THIS IS A DIFFERENT KIND OF QUESTION BUT SOME PEOPLE SAY THAT MORALLY GOVERNOR PATTERSON HAD A RESPONSIBILITY TO UPHOLD THE RIGHTS OF THE FREEDOM RIDERS TO COME THROUGH THE STATE OF ALABAMA, WHAT DO YOU THINK OF THE MORALITY OF THIS WHOLE THING. GOVERNOR PATTERSON'S POSITION. BECAUSE THEY WERE TESTING A FEDERAL LAW.

Col. Floyd Mann:

Well, I Think Governor Patterson at that time disagreed with what they were doing, totally.