[Ok, today is the 26th of October 1979, this is Blackside, we're gonna call this Sound Roll number 1 this is an interview with Mr. James Peck, and we're going to begin with a Picture Roll number 1, of course ok the first pass is going to be some wild sound. Voice over.]
You see uh, the forty-seven ride was based on the Supreme Court decision in the Irene Morgan case, which ruled that segregation is a burden on interstate travel. It dealt right with the buses. But the uh, 61, was based on the Supreme Court decision of that year, that rules that the terminals also had to desegregate.