Rustin addressed a midtown Manhattan rally the day after the resolution passed, attended by more than 125,000 people.
Rustin himself understood the true breadth of the civil-rights movement.
I rub it on boots, I keep my guns and ax from Rustin' by smearin' it on.
Verrall was the real principal—Rustin, in fact; I, the ostensible one.
The machinery—what little there was of it—was lyin' there, Rustin'.
To hear that this Rustin was Verrall himself, opened out a whole field of suggestive speculation to George.