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Citizens Housing Council of New York Civil Liberties [No. 296 (May 1973)]

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC09640.044 Author/Creator: Citizens Housing Council of New York Place Written: New York, NY Type: Newsletter Date: May 1973 Pagination: 8 p. ; 29 x 22.5 cm.

Summary of Content: One issue of "Civil Liberties" dated May 1973 printed by the American Civil Liberties Union. Front cover consists of an image of an armed American Indian sitting on a horse. Articles in the publication related to ACLU working to provide legal aid to the American Indian Movement, the National Indian Youth Council, and indigenous people in Oklahoma; updates on the "Saving Legal Services" column refering to the Legal Services program within the Office of Economic Opportunity during Nixon's administration; an article regarding a decision pertaining to the First Amendment, the "fairness doctrine" and television and radio licensing; book reviews; highlighting employers that have removed questions related to arrrest records on job applications; a Muslim man who won the right to wear a skullcap while being held at the Litchfield prison in Connecticut.

Background Information: Citizens Housing Council of New York was a not-for-profit organization to protect housing and neighborhood conditions in New York City.

People: Nixon, Richard Milhous, 1913-1994
Wilson, Dick, 1934-1990
Phillips, Howard, 1941-2003
Gregory, Earl, fl. 1973

Historical Era: 1945 to the Present

Subjects: AbortionAmerican Indian HistoryAmerican Indian MovementCivil RightsCivilian ResponsibilityEmploymentFirst AmendmentLawLawsuitsLawyersLegislationPrison ReformReligionWorker's rights

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