Interview with C. T. Vivian
QUESTION 23
INTERVIEWER:

EXACTLY WHAT WHITE PEOPLE LOST.

C. T. Vivian:

That's exactly right, and he had hopes and ambitions and desires like everybody else, and really Jim was, Jim, Jim uh, Jim was just playing the system like everybody else, he was, you know, and uh, thinking where he could get and being uh, uncertain about himself and where he was going to go, where he was going to get- You know, it's interesting when I said to him, uh, "What do you tell your wife at night?" You know, "What do you tell your children?" You, you know, "What do you tell your children uh, when you go home at night? What do you tell your wife when you go to bed at night?" Boy, that's when he just blew up.