Interview with Bob Mants
QUESTION 12
CARROLL BLUE:

Was there a discussion here with SNCC around what to do about that? Did you decide to keep working with Whites or--

BOB MANTS:

Well there were never many Whites working in this situation here in Lowndes County. We had had the experience. We had drawn on our years of experience in other places when we came here. Ah, we thought if a county were this, ah, kind of population that our best interest, and in a best interest in this county that to the extent possible we minimize the participation of Whites. There were some that did come, but they weren't here for very long as a matter of fact.