Interview with William Simmons
QUESTION 1
INTERVIEWER:

OK, UM. GIVE ME A SENSE OF THE TIMES, UH, WE'RE TALKING ABOUT THE DEEP SOUTH AS A WHOLE NOW, UM, AS A NICE PLACE TO LIVE IN THE EARLY 60S.

William Simmons:

Well, the Deep South has always been a nice place to live and the early 60s was certainly no exception. With all of the turbulence that went on and all of the big headlines that appeared occasionally, it still was home and life went on for the most part very much as usual.