Interview with Ed King

Type 
Interview
Year 
1993
Creator(s) 
Charles Marsh (interviewer)
Ed King (interviewee)
Month or quarter 
August
Medium 
Tape Recorded, then Transcribed
Doc # 
7INT10
Abstract 

In this interview, Ed King discusses his role in the Civil Rights Movement. He talks about the debate concerning the release of files that contain transgressions and misdeeds of former civil rights activists. King notes his training as a clergyman and the obstacles to his ordination within the Methodist Church. As a white chaplain in the African-American college - Tougaloo College, Ed King led the church visits campaign of protest in 1963 and 1964. He recalls the outreach efforts of civil rights workers towards whites to elucidate the advantages and costs of desegregation.

Additional information 

Document Description: 12-page photocopy of document; located in the PLT Archive folder "Ed King 1993".

Rights 
Copy available for use subject to Creative Commons License CC-BY-NC-ND (Attribution required, Non-Commercial use, No Derivatives, 3.0, Unported).