Interview with C. T. Vivian
QUESTION 51
INTERVIEWER:

O.K., I'M GOING TO ASK YOU ONE QUICK QUESTION JUST SORT OF AN IMPRESSION UH, WHEN YOU FIRST MET THIS BUNCH OF STUDENTS BACK IN THESE WORKSHOPS BEFORE THE SIT-INS REALLY BROKE OUT. UH, WHAT WAS YOUR IMPRESSION OF, OF THEM AS A GROUP? WHAT WERE THEY LIKE? WHAT DID YOU TIIINK, YOU'RE, YOU'RE A MTNTSTER, YOU'RE OLDER THAN THEY ARE AT THAT POINT, WHAT DID YOU THTNK OF ALL THESE STUDENTS COMTNG IN?

C. T. Vivian:

See, I was a minister and I was a little older and I was editing, but on the other hand, I had just been out of seminary two, two years myself, all right? So I had an immediate contact with student life. I was uh, in fact, really still related to the seminary in many ways. Uh, so that uh, uh, I was not separate from either, I was really, uh, right in the middle uh, a relation uh, relating to both uh, in fact uh, uh…