- David Rushing
- Physical Description:
- Oral history interview
- David Rushing ( Interviewee )
Candice Ellis ( Interviewer )
- Publication Date:
- August 21, 2009
- Subjects / Keywords:
- Oral history
Civil rights movement—Mississippi—History—20th century
Journalism -- Mississippi -- History -- 20th century
- Temporal Coverage:
- 1960 - 2009
- Spatial Coverage:
- United States of America -- MIssissippi -- Sunflower County
- Rushing talks about growing up in Sunflower County, Mississippi, race relations and his work as a journalist for the Indianola newspaper, the Enterprise-Tocsin, during the Civil Rights Movement.
People mentioned include: Charles Scattergood, Bob Dylan,
Jim Eastland, Fannie Lou Hamer, Todd Moye, Charles Scott, Charles McLaurin, Jim Abbott, Jesse Jackson and David Samson.
Locations are Inverness and Indianola, Mississippi.
Organizations include the White Citizens’ Council and the Ku Klux Klan.