Interview with George Romney
QUESTION 3
INTERVIEWER:

In 1967 Watts had erupted, Newark had just burned, um, did you think a riot would happen in Detroit?

GEORGE ROMNEY:

No, I think it was quite a surprise to everyone--

INTERVIEWER:

I'm sorry, can you hold for a sec. I'm sorry, I need to ask you, when I, when I ask a qu--



INTERVIEWER:

Did you think a riot would happen in Detroit?

GEORGE ROMNEY:

No, I didn't and most other people didn't. Ah, as a matter of fact it was quite a surprise to people in Detroit because Detroit had been treated very favorably, uh, by the Johnson administration, had been given a lot of, uh, special help in meeting urban problems. So it was a surprise.