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Perry, Pettis (1897-1965) The Communist Party

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC09640.332 Author/Creator: Perry, Pettis (1897-1965) Place Written: New York, New York Type: Pamphlet Date: April 1953 Pagination: 58 p. ; 19.8 x 13.5 cm.

One report entitled, "The Communist Party" by Pettis Perry, dated April 1953. Item is a transcipt of a speech by Pettis Perry to a jury on January 12, 1953. The case involved Perry, who was accused of his involvement with the Communist Party of USA. Perry acted as his own counsel defending his involvement with the party and it's alignment with civil rights for African Americans.

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