In the first message, sent May 19, 1961, Greenslip asks the governor ensure the protection of Greyhound's passengers, property, and employees. Because of the recent attacks on the Freedom Riders in Alabama, people around the country have expressed...
In the telegram Wallace discusses the necessary personnel to protect the upcoming march from Selma to Montgomery ("6,171 men; 489 vehicles; 15 busses, not including support units"). He explains that the state can only provide 450 men, and he asks...
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