Rockefeller, Nelson A. (Nelson Aldrich), 1908-1979
"Politician and philanthropist Nelson A. Rockefeller was an outspoken supporter of the civil rights movement. Martin Luther King once said of the four-term governor of New York: "If we had one or two governors in the Deep South like Nelson Rockefeller, many of our problems could be readily solved" (Walker, 19 October 1962). "--"Rockefeller, Nelson Aldrich (1908-1979)" King Encyclopedia. Retrieved January 11, 2008: http://www.stanford.edu/group/King/about_king/encyclopedia/.
Archival Collections and Reference Resources
- Civil Rights Library of St. Augustine (Proctor Library)
- WSB-TV Newsfilm Collection (Walter J. Brown Media Archives and Peabody Awards Collection)