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This interview was conducted with Marion Allan Wright (1894-1983) who was a civil rights advocate and served as a member of the American Civil Liberties Union. Also interviewed was his wife Alice Buck Norwood Spearman Wright (1902-1989) who was a Civil Rights advocate and was an ardent supporter of racial equality and desegregation policies. She presided over the first integrated South Carolina Council on Human Relations. The interview with both Marion and Alice discusses their upbringing and influences and delve into the flowing topics: the Civil rights movement, interracial marriage, abolition of death penalty by Supreme Court, the ERA (commented on by Alice Wright also), and interest in education (Alice Wright).*
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Civil Rights Movement, Politics
ERA, Interracial Marriage, Death Penalty, Education
Wright, Marion Allan and Wright, Alice Norwood Spearman, "Interview with Marion Allan Wright and Alice Spearman Wright" (1977). Winthrop University Oral History Program. OH 024.
LC Subject Headings
Civil rights movement, Equal rights amendments, Interracial marriage, Capital punishment