MARCH AGAINST FEAR - JAMES MEREDITH Lead by James Meredith, a multi-racial group marches through Mississippi to encourage people to vote. Meredith comments that "The surest way to power is through the vote."
LOUIS FARRAKHAN Louis Farrakhan says that he's "frightened about the plight of my people." He speaks about "white backlash" against black demands, even as, he states, "blacks haven't gotten anything yet" He ends up blaming "all whites" for the situation.
IAMAW CONTRACT NEGOTIATIONS The International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers union representives negotiate the airline industry strike of 1966: "I wish to make clear that the terms of the memorandum of understanding now reached are subject to ratification..."
REV. VERNON LYONS ON OPEN HOUSING - CHICAGO Baptist minister Vernon Lyons comments on the open housing issue in Chicago: "They talk of freedom. But if what they do takes place, we will not have freedom. We will have slavery in this country because we'll end up with martial law."
MLK ON OPEN HOUSING - CHICAGO - 3 Martin Luther King comments on Senator Everett Dirken's vote opposing fair housing: "Senator Dirksen every now and then does the right thing. But you know why he always reverts back to doing the wrong thing? Because he so often does the right thing for the wrong reasons."
MLK ON OPEN HOUSING - CHICAGO - 2 Martin Luther King on the Chicago Open Housing Conference: "I just want to warn the city that it would be an act of folly in the midst of seeking to negotiate a solution to this problem to go seek an injunction."
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