Interview with Robert Moses
QUESTION 27
INTERVIEWER:

THERE WERE SCHOOLS TO, IN TERMS OF THE SCHOOLS…

Robert Moses:

The freedom schools in Mississippi. Yes. Staughton Lynd headed that up and they tried to develop the idea which of alternative education, that is that what's important is that the people in Mississippi, the young people in Mississippi have a forum in which they could really think through and discuss through problems which were really important for them. And they did. I mean they met in little hot rooms all through the summer and did a lot of things, basic discussion, and education about the problems in Mississippi. They came out with some statements about Vietnam. They came out with some statements about the politics of Mississippi and lack of representation.