I found this earlier today when I was scrolling through microfilm at the Alabama Department of Archives & History, working on my Whitehurst Case book. The letters-to-the-editor section of our local newspaper is one focus in searching archives, to get a sense of public opinion. This little letter caught my attention today – it has nothing to do with the Whitehurst Case – and I thought I’d share it. From the Montgomery Advertiser in the mid-1970s:
Apparently this guy didn’t like “Roots” . . .