Interview with Andrew Young


I think it was his most militant period because he saw the movement getting away from him. He saw that the help that he got from the Federal Government to deal with the problems of Blacks in the South was not there when it came time to deal with the Blacks in the North, that the Federal Gover--and he said that it, it didn't cost money to integrate lunch counters or to give people the right to vote. But to put everybody back to work or to solve the problems of American cities, it's going to cost money. And the money that's needed is now being spent in, and the money that's needed to rebuild our cities is being spent in Vietnam, a needless and unjust war, as he put it.