Interview with Mayor Joseph Smitherman
QUESTION 30
INTERVIEWER:

WERE YOU THREATENED DURING THAT TIME?

Mayor Joseph Smitherman:

Oh yes, I've had threats and one time they even marched on my house, um you know, uh, we've had every type march, one time we had uh, Jewish Rabbis from up East, embarrassed the local Jewish community here and they tried to, we wouldn't arrest them, we put ‘em in the courtroom and let ‘em sit there and call the local Jewish people down to talk ‘em into going back home.