Interview with C. T. Vivian
CAMERA CREW MEMBER:

WAIT A SECOND. I GOT A LITTLE SHIFT TO DO ON THIS. O.K. "PLAZA."

C. T. Vivian:

Uh, we gathered on the plaza in, in front of, was a part of City Hall itself. Uh, the Mayor knew now that he would have to speak to us. We all gathered there and uh, the leadership came up front, people came up behind them. Kelly Miller Smith was there uh, uh, uh, uh, Andrew White was there uh, who was one of the editors and one of our leaders in uh, in the movement uh, uh, among the ministers. Ministers were there, and students were there, people gathered all out in front. There were some four thousand people there: the first march of the movement. It uh, we didn't know what it was going, how it was going to come out. The Mayor came down, he was standing there and then uh, uh, I gave him a short speech…