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Editorial written by UNC students and published in the Louisville Journal.

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Earl Browder, Chairman of the National Committee of the Communist Party of the United States, accepts the Carolina Political Union’s invitation to speak.

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Newspaper clipping (presumed to be from the Daily Tar Heel) about Strom Thurmond's upcoming speech, sponsored by the Carolina Forum and Carolina Political Union, to be held in Memorial Hall.

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Flier describing the activities of the Carolina Political Union.

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Newspaper article (presumed to be from the Daily Tar Heel) reporting that the topic of that week's CPU Roundtable discussion, Academic Freedom, would be carried over to the next meeting as well.

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Newspaper article (presumed to be from the Daily Tar Heel) announcing that Elizabeth Flynn of the Communist Party of the United States.

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Flier publicizing a speech to be given by Elizabeth Flynn (of the Communist Party) sponsored by the Carolina Political Union.

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Newspaper article (presumably from the Daily Tar Heel) announcing John Kennedy at an upcoming CPU speaker at UNC.

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In this letter, the National Forum Director from the Socialist Party of the United States replies to Alexander Heard's invitation to Norman Thomas to visit UNC. She states that is schedlue is currently being drawn up but that he is interested in…

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In this letter, C. Oumansky from the Embassy of the U.S.S.R. replies to Alexander Heard's invitation to Ambassador Troyanovsky to speak at UNC. Oumansky states that the invitation will be given to the Ambassador upon his return from vacation.

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In this letter, Clendenin Ryan Jr. writes to the Carolina Political Union on behalf of the Mayor of New York, Fiorello La Guardia, to acknowledge their invitation for him to speak and to decline due to scheduling conflicts

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De Witt Sage, Secretary to the Chairman of the Republican National Committee, writes to the Carolina Political Union chairman suggesting William Hard, a writer and radio commentator, as a speaker to represent the Republican Party.

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In this letter, Trotsky accepts the CPU’s invitation to speak at Chapel Hill, on the condition that a travel visa could be secured for him to visit the United States.

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This headline of the Daily Tar Heel announces the news that the Carolina Political Union had failed in their efforts to bring Marxist revolutionary Leon Trotsky to speak on campus.

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In this letter, a North Carolina citizen expresses his opinion that Fritz Kuhn should not be allowed to speak before the Carolina Political Union at UNC. As the head of the German American Bund and a supporter of Nazi Germany, Kuhn was a…

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In this letter, Heard writes on behalf of the CPU requesting that President Roosevelt visit UNC.

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Chairman of the Carolina Political Union, Frank McGlinn, asks University President Frank Porter Graham for support in inviting speakers to campus.

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In this letter, Bailey reports being attacked by members of the Ku Klux Klan in response to a speech he gave in Chapel Hill. He also speaks admirably of a speech given by Dr. Chase and expresses his intention to fight for academic freedom.

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In this letter, the office of the Imperial Wizard of the Knights of the Ku Klux Klan accepts Heard's invitation for Evans to speak to the CPU.

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In this letter, Bill Stauber, Editor of the Carolina Buccaneer, writes to Fred Weaver, the assistant Dean of Students, defending a controversial issue of the magazine from attack by others in the University community.
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