Interview with Colonel Floyd Mann
QUESTION 79
INTERVIEWER:

OK SO, MY NEXT QUESITON IS A LITTLE MORE GENERAL, WHAT DO YOU THINK WERE SOME OF THE IMMEDIATE RESULTS OF THE FREEDOM RIDES AS THEY CONTINUED THROUGHOUT THE SUMMER.

Col. Floyd Mann:

Well, thanks to a great friend of mine and a great man, Judge Frank Johnson, he uh issued orders and put the police departments under restraining orders and what have you where it became uh the, the enforcement problem almost disappeared after he threatened to put some police officials in jail. If any uh interference with interstate travel was bothered again.