Interview with Laurie Pritchett
QUESTION 16
INTERVIEWER:

UH, WAS…WHY DID YOU GO OVER TO BIRMINGHAM?

Chief Laurie Pritchett:

Uh I was invited to go over there - after our, our trouble stopped. The Chief of Police in Birmingham had come over to Albany and stayed two or three weeks observing our methods. He went back and wanted to implement these same strategies. Uh, I was invited over there by the Director of Public Safety, Bull Connors. I went, uh, I gave him advice, he didn't take it.