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Ruth Vick, 1973. Interview B-0057.
A Look Inside the Southern Regional Council: Ruth Vick describes her tenure at the Southern Regional Council (SRC), an interracial organization committed to racial justice in the South. The SRC supported the direct action strategies of the civil rights movement that emerged in force in the 1950s and 1960s, but chose study over sit-ins as a means of change. This interview addresses this decision as well as decades of internal disputes.
Interviewee: Ruth Vick    Interviewer: Jacquelyn Hall, Bob Hall
Duration: 06:33:47     Annotated Excerpts: Listen to and read all 11 excerpts.