Interview with Arthur Shores
QUESTION 29
INTERVIEWER:

YOU TOLD ME ABOUT UM WHEN UM FRED SHUTTLESWORTH WAS IN JAIL, AND THE EFFORTS YOU WENT THROUGH, I WONDER IF YOU WOULD JUST TELL ME A LITTLE BIT ABOUT FRED SHUTTLESWORTH AS YOU REMEMBER HIM. WHAT WAS HIS ROLE IN ALL THIS?

Arthur Shores:

Well, he was one of the — well, I would say, the chief lieutenant of King here in Birmingham. Uh, he had formed the — when the NAACP was outlawed, he formed the Christian, what was the name of the thing, Christian — well, he formed his organization, that took the place of the NAACP, and then of course, when King came, he was his right-hand man. He went to jail with him.