Interview with C. T. Vivian
QUESTION 17
INTERVIEWER:

[unintelligible] IM SORRY…

C. T. Vivian:

Oh, and I don't know those towns, and I wished I did. In fact, uh, uh, um, now—the next phase, the second phase of that was when Martin decided to formalize SCLC. He brought together lea- the leadership of various movements across the south in Nashville, uh, uh, Kelly Miller Smith represented us uh, who was our president and uh, was uh, uh, the pastor of First Baptist Church, and the natural leader in our town, and had kept a group of ministers, uh, several ministers together uh, over a period when it seemed like there was no reason for doing so. And uh, uh, and that group uh, became the original SCLC founders.