Interview with Ed Marciniak
QUESTION 27
SHEILA C. BERNARD:

The mayor got an injunction against the marches after the bargaining had started. That seems like kind of a dirty pull. Why did he need this injunction?

ED MARCINIAK:

The injunction had been prepared before the meeting. The mayor was a man who d- s- it's the right thing to do. Let's do it. It was also a bargaining chip. It meant that he had some more strength at the bargaining table. Ah, remember that the people who really called the summit agreement were the religious leaders in the Chicago conference on religion and race. And so there were three parties really at the table. Ah, the leadership of the city, the religious leaders in the, and the freedom movement. Ah, or the leadership represented by the, by the, ah, freedom movement. Ah, in that, ah, Well. I, I lost the point beyond that.