Dear Congressman Abbitt

“Dear Congressman Abbitt”

Virginians and National Politics, 1948-1973

[Letter] 1967 June 8, Washington D.C. [to] I. H. Pritchett, Petersburg, Va.

Title

[Letter] 1967 June 8, Washington D.C. [to] I. H. Pritchett, Petersburg, Va.

Description

A letter to Abbitt from Irving Pritchett and his wife, of Petersburg, Virginia, denouncing the "Warren Court" as a "disgrace to the country" and Stokeley Carmichael and Martin Luther King as traitors attempting to "destroy everything our country stands for." In his letter of reply, Abbitt assured the Pritchetts that he shared their views and expressed his hope that" before this session of the Congress is over that we will have done something to curb the grasping powers of the court and to eliminate Carmichael."

Creator

Pritchett, I. H.

Date

1967-06-06/1967-06-08

Contributor

Abbitt, Watkins Moorman, 1908-1998

Relation

Congressman Watkins Moorman Abbitt Papers.

Type

Text.

Spatial Coverage

Petersburg, Virginia

Files

Citation

Pritchett, I. H. , “[Letter] 1967 June 8, Washington D.C. [to] I. H. Pritchett, Petersburg, Va. ,” Dear Congressman Abbitt, accessed September 20, 2017, http://abbitt.richmond.edu/items/show/375.

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