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Steve Bullock grew up in a large family in eastern North Carolina. His father was a sharecropper. Bullock attended Virginia Union University and recalls discrimination he faced while working in Virginia Beach the summer before enrolling at VUU. After college he entered the U.S. Army and was assigned to guard against communist infiltration at one of the many Nike missile sites along the Great Lakes. He shares many memories of different manifestations of Jim Crow in the South in the 1950s-60s, including in public acommodations and schools. His primary career was in the American Red Cross, for which he served as Interim President for one year. The interview was conducted at Antioch Baptist Church, where Bullock is a member.