Interview with Robert Moses
QUESTION 11
INTERVIEWER:

CUT. CAMERA ROLL 406. WHAT, WHAT THE LESSON WAS THAT WAS LEARNED IN GREENWOOD OR...PEOPLE WERE WATCHING. THEY DIDN'T SEE THAT THE EFFORT GOES ON, PEOPLE COME OUT TO GO DOWN TO REGISTER TO VOTE, BUT IN TERMS OF THE MOVEMENT, IN TERMS OF THE EFFORT TO MOVE IN MORE AREAS, WHAT IS THE SIGNIFICANCE IN MOORE COUNTY AND GREENWOOD AT THAT TIME?

Robert Moses:

The significance of the movement in Leflore County in Greenwood is that for the first time we were able to penetrate into the heart of the delta of Mississippi. We were just a few miles away from…