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Eliot, Thomas Stearns (1888-1965) to George Urban

Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC05508.096 Author/Creator: Eliot, Thomas Stearns (1888-1965) Place Written: London, England Type: Typed letter signed Date: 2 May 1962 Pagination: 1

Summary of Content: On the stationary of Faber and Faber. Elliot claims he is too busy to make a broadcast on Radio Free Europe in Eastern Europe. He also rejects Urban's proposal that Elliot speak on religious persecution, because he has not known it himself.

People: Eliot, Thomas Stearns, 1888-1965.
Urban, George

Historical Era: 1945 to the Present

Keywords/Subjects: Literature and Language Arts, Poetry, Religion, Communism, Global History and Civics, Foreign Affairs, Radio

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