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Title: Gerald Fanion, Dir. of Shelby County Dept. of Community Relations, 1968
Contributor: Fanion, Gerald, 1932-
Beifuss, Joan Turner
Evans, Walter
Keywords: Oral history;Interviews;Memphis (Tenn.);City government;Community on the Move for Equality;Southern Christian Leadership Conference;Sanitation Workers Strike, Memphis, Tenn., 1968;King, Martin Luther, Jr., 1929-1968--Assassination
Issue Date: 10-Jun-1968
Publisher: Rhodes College
Description: This is an interview with Gerald Fanion. He was the Director of County Department of Community Relations at that time. In this interview, he talked about the escalation of the marches into macing. He also elaborated on the formation of COME and its connection with SCLC; described his reactions to the assasination of King.
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