Interview with C. T. Vivian
QUESTION 120
INTERVIEWER:

WELL, SOMEBODY SAID THE WHITES WERE LOOKING TO KILL SOMEBODY BLACK THAT NIGHT.

C. T. Vivian:

That, that's right, and when Jimmy Lee Jackson, they won't- see, ‘cause Jimmy Lee Jackson wasn't even close to the place, you know, he and his mother was in a restaurant, right? And they would spread out all over the city looking, and uh, uh, and Jimmy, and they, they insulted his mother and he spoke back and that's where they [unintelligible], that's when they shot him, is uh, but uh, when I came back the people were so wonderful, you know, pardon me, I was sharing, but uh…