Interview with Jackson College Students, February 12, 1964

Project: Robert Penn Warren Civil Rights Oral History Project

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Interview Summary

A group of college students from Jackson College discuss the civil rights movement at the time of the interview and their own participation in it. They discuss whether the general population of segregated places in the Southern states actually endorses segregation, and how the resistance to the civil rights movement is merely the actions of a very vocal minority. The also have discussions on Abraham Lincoln's views on race, W.E.B. Dubois' "great split" theory, the nonviolent approach to protest, and the difficulty of balancing activism and the life of a college student.

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2008oh610_rpwcr039

Interviewee Name

Jackson College Students

Interviewer Name

Robert Penn Warren

Interview Date

1964-02-12

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Students, Jackson College Interview by Robert Penn Warren. 12 Feb. 1964. Lexington, KY: Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries.

Students, J.C. (1964, February 12). Interview by R. P. Warren. Robert Penn Warren Civil Rights Oral History Project. Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries, Lexington.

Students, Jackson College, interview by Robert Penn Warren. February 12, 1964, Robert Penn Warren Civil Rights Oral History Project, Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries.





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