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Oral History


Acc #: 328; JLFT 007

In this recording, Judge James T. Strickland is interviewed by John Beebee to discuss John LeFlore and the Civil Rights Movement in Mobile, Alabama. The interview begins with Judge Strickland discussing how he became a judge in 1965, and how his career advanced from there. He describes John LeFlore’s leadership qualities and his work with the Non-Partisan Voters League, and contrasts him with other civil rights leaders. Judge Strickland offers his own reflections on the legacy of John LeFlore, and the things that people should remember about him.

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