Dear Congressman Abbitt

“Dear Congressman Abbitt”

Virginians and National Politics, 1948-1973

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A newspaper article by George S. Schuyler, an African American conservative, who argued that civil unrest and civil radicalism among African Americans was the result of Communist efforts. The clipping was marked in Abbitt's files as "Speech info…

C.R. Dunn of Baskerville, Virginia, wrote to Abbitt to praise his opposition to Kennedy's civil rights legislation and his recent speech on the House floor on the topic. The letter, addressed "Dear Watt," also included a postscript on the need to…

William R. Craig, manager of radio station WHAP in Hopewell, Virginia responded to a pamphlet Abbitt sent to constituents entitled "Federal Government and NAACP in Collusion to Force Integration in Virginia." Craig told Abbitt his mailing…

Delaney, Anfuso, and Keogh discuss a recent statement made by Governor Harriman in Washington. The men told Abbitt that Governor Harriman would oppose the use of federal troops while people of the South strongly opposed the Supreme Court's decision…
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