by Gren Whitman
[In the summer of 1964, three young men - James Chaney, Andrew Goodman, and Michael Schwerner, were murdered while organizing for black voting rights in Mississippi. Chaney was black; Goodman and Schwerner were white.
Also in Mississippi that summer - working on the same effort as Chaney, Goodman and Schwerner - was Gren Whitman who wrote letters to your editor published in the first issue of the Idler, forerunner of the Progressive Review. Here are some excerpts]