"After such brave beginnings and bright achievements, it is saddening to see the Poor People's Campaign end on an ugly and bitter note, with the remnants of the marchers being driven from Resurrection City by police" (The Louisville Courier Journal)
The quote encapsulates the general feelings of the Civil Rights movement regarding the Poor People's Campaign. The campaign was promising yet ended in an anticlimactic finish. This result lowered the morale of Civil Rights advocates.
"Poverty exists and is there to be seen by anyone who wishes to see it. The problem, however, is that all too few, including members of the Congress, wish to see the problem" (Moral Equivalent March)
The quote, a letter to the editor, portrays the feelings of average, impoverished Americans towards the march. Many people could identify with the Poor People's Campaign.