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[Telegram] 1968 June 17, Washington, D.C. [to] Bob Lester, Powhatan, Virginia

Title

[Telegram] 1968 June 17, Washington, D.C. [to] Bob Lester, Powhatan, Virginia

Description

A telegram from a constituent with a response from Abbitt in which the congressman said that he believed that national leaders and the Supreme Court had begun advocating for strict gun control in order to trick the American people into believing that recent violence and rioting was the result of not enough restrictions on gun ownership.

Creator

Lester, Bob

Date

1968-06-15/1968-06-17

Contributor

Abbitt, Watkins Moorman, 1908-1998

Relation

Congressman Watkins Moorman Abbitt Papers.

Type

Text.

Spatial Coverage

Powhatan, Virginia

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Lester, Bob , “[Telegram] 1968 June 17, Washington, D.C. [to] Bob Lester, Powhatan, Virginia ,” Dear Congressman Abbitt, accessed September 21, 2017, http://abbitt.richmond.edu/items/show/363.

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