Interview with Albert Raby

When Mayor Daley indirectly blamed the riot on King and the movement, ?


Well, it, it's clear that riots were going on in a number of cities across the United States. Ah, and King had little or nothing to do, and you should remember that his sole purpose for coming North was as a result of the frustration of acting as a kind of fireman in Northern cities trying to dissuade Blacks to, from rioting, to channeling that en--energy in a constructive way. Ah, we were just a little bit behind schedule at that point, but the whole purpose was to, to try to prevent riots and try to do something constructive.