Interview with Senator Ralph Yarborough
QUESTION 17
INTERVIEWER:

I'M JUST WONDERING BECAUSE CIVIL RIGHTS HAD BEEN A VERY HEATED ISSUE FOR A NUMBER OF YEARS BY THE TIME 1965 CAME ALONG IT HAD BEEN THROUGH UM, MONTGOMERY BUS BOYCOTT IN THE MID 50'S ALL THE WAY UP THROUGH THE LATE 50S, LITTLE ROCK, ALL THESE EVENTS HAD TAKEN PLACE AND THEN THE UNIVERSITY OF ALABAMA INTEGRATION AND UH, BY THE MID ‘60'S WERE PEOPLE JUST TIRED OF THE WHOLE ISSUE OF CIVIL RIGHTS?

Senator Ralph Yarborough:

I think they were. I think one reason I had, uh so little correspondence about it…