Interview with C. T. Vivian
QUESTION 16
INTERVIEWER:

I'M SORRY, COULD WE START AGAIN, JUST USTNG SOUTHERN CHRISTIAN LEADERSHIP, THE WORDS…

C. T. Vivian:

Good, well, see I, I was, I was ready to start—continue then?—all right, O.K., all right, O.K. . .[overlap]. . .Uh, I suppose that uh, uh, SCLC uh, had two strategies, uh, one uh, before uh, the formal one, uh, the one to get the movement message out, to get the ideas out, to encourage others to, to participate. See, following Montgomery, you had Tallahassee. Now you had that before you had a formal SCLC, but it was an outgrowth of, of Montgomery and the people of Montgomery and the Montgomery Movement and the great leadership of Martin, right? Now uh, once in Tallahassee, Florida- once C.K. Steel started in Tallahassee, Florida, right then, immediately uh, uh, C.K. told me one time, within the next six or eight weeks, eight to ten towns had begun some form of demonstration. Now, the second phase…