John F. Cissell
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In his March 7, 1981 interview with John Cissell, Sam Ervin recounts his work as a U.S. Senator for North Carolina. Ervin explains his defense of Jim Crow Laws and his involvement in an investigative committee that unveiled the Watergate Scandal. This interview was conducted for inclusion into the Louise Pettus Archives and Special Collections Oral History Program.
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Civil Rights Movement, Politics
Senator, North Carolina, Watergate, Civil Rights, Reagan Administration, Busing
Ervin, Sam J. Jr., "Interview with Sam J. Ervin" (1981). Browse All Oral History Interviews. OH 123.
LC Subject Headings
African American legislators -- United States, Busing for school integration -- Law and legislation, Watergate Affair, 1972-1974, Civil rights