Dear Congressman Abbitt

“Dear Congressman Abbitt”

Virginians and National Politics, 1948-1973

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Virginia Strough of Colonial Heights, Virginia, wrote to Abbitt to voice her objections to the Poor People's Campaign and Resurrection City in Washington, DC, and to opposition to proposed federal gun control legistation in the wake of Robert…

A press release summarizing a speech by Abbitt to the Appomattox Junior Chamber of Commerce in which he condemned the Poor People's Campaign as a "form of blackmail and extortion" led by radical agitators. The campaign was an effort to gain…
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