Harvey B. Gantt, January 6, 1986. Interview C-0008. |
Seizing the Success of the Civil Rights Movement: Architect and politician Harvey Gantt describes his ascent from a childhood in segregated Charleston, South Carolina, to becoming the first black mayor of Charlotte, North Carolina. As a southerner, he sees the accomplishments of the civil rights movement as dramatic; as a member of the black middle class, he leans toward negotiation rather than revolt.
Interviewee: Harvey B. Gantt Interviewer: Lynn Haessly
Duration: 01:14:43 Annotated Excerpts: Listen to and read all 13 excerpts.