Interview with Robert Moses
QUESTION 8
INTERVIEWER:

NOW HOW—WHAT ABOUT THE FEDERAL GOVERNMENT? WEREN'T YOU THEN TRYING TO GET THEM TO DO SOMETHING, TO PROTECT NOT JUST THE ORGANIZERS, BUT ALSO PROTECT THE LOCAL PEOPLE WHO WERE TRYING TO REGISTER?

Robert Moses:

Well, we made—in the context of conducting the voter registration drives, we were continually sending reports back to the Justice Department and you, as you know the Justice Department then was organized under Kennedy, and had a special civil rights division.