Interview with Dr. W. Ferguson Reid (Transcript)

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Abstract/Description: Dr. W. Ferguson Reid, surgeon, first African American elected to the Virginia General Assembly since Reconstruction. Issues discussed include: racial segregation in Richmond and Virginia; the Richmond Crusade for Voters; the Democratic Party and the Byrd Machine; the Poll Tax; John Mitchell and The Planet; the NAACP; the Medical College of Virginia; and racism in the medical community.
Subject(s): Reid, W. Ferguson
Coverage: Virginia
Date Created: 2003/03/21