George Mitchell and Harold Fleming, SRC directors
When Harold Fleming replaced George Mitchell as director of the Southern Regional Council, he did a good job of spreading the word about the organization. Vick remembers that Mitchell was a bit of a self-promoter.
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Oral History Interview with Ruth Vick, 1973. Interview B-0057. Southern Oral History Program Collection (#4007) in the Southern Oral History Program Collection, Southern Historical Collection, Wilson Library, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
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- JACQUELYN HALL:
What impact have the different directors had on what SRC is like? When
George Mitchell left and Harold Fleming came, what did that mean?
- RUTH VICK:
It really meant that people began to know a little bit more about the
Southern Regional Council once Harold got to be Director, because Harold
talked about the Southern Regional Council and what it should do. George
Mitchell promoted George Mitchell more than he
did the Southern Regional Council.
People knew George Mitchell, but they didn't know the
Southern Regional Council. So that was one of the things that Harold