Interview with Michael Smith
QUESTION 16
TERRY ROCKEFELLER:

Can you tell me what it was like in the yard? How the inmates organized and what kinds of things impressed you as time went on and as things got settled and as the community got organized. Describe that for me.

MICHAEL SMITH:

As, as, ah, as time went on the, ah, the movement became more organized and, ah, there were committees or people put in charge of, of medical needs, of food needs, water, ah, communications, negotiations and, ah, ah, protective, protecting the hostages, and, ah, as time went on, ah, the inmates just became more organized in those areas.