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Harold Fleming, January 24, 1990. Interview A-0363.
The Southern Regional Council Addresses Racial Prejudice and Fear in the 1940s and 1950s: Harold Fleming recounts how he became involved with the Southern Regional Council (SRC) and the criticism he faced for opposing racism in the 1940s and 1950s. He describes the effect of the Red Scare on limiting the involvement of racial progressives in the organizations like the SRC. Additionally, Fleming compares the leadership styles of those he encountered within the organization.
Interviewee: Harold Fleming    Interviewer: John Egerton
Duration: 02:05:55     Annotated Excerpts: Listen to and read all 15 excerpts.