Included here are nine telegrams: three from President John F. Kennedy to Governor George Wallace, three from Wallace to Kennedy, one from Wallace to University president Frank Rose, one from Col. Albert Lingo of the Alabama Dept. of Public Safety...
This speech was originally broadcast on a local television station during the last days of the Selma to Montgomery March. In it, Porterfield denounces the demonstration, especially the "so-called preachers" who are participating. He argues that "it...
Lingo served as director of the Alabama Department of Public Safety from 1963 to 1965. In the letter he discusses the book Jones is writing about the governor, which blames Lingo for the violence that occurred in Selma on March 7: "You know as well...
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