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dc.rights.licenseIn Copyright -- Educational Use Permitteden_US
dc.creatorFreier, Milton
dc.descriptionThis item contains 1 PDF file. Freier replies to Gaines to thank him for explaining circumstances surrounding the blocking of press coverage immediately following the sudden death of Senator Alben Barkley during his keynote speech at the 1956 Mock Convention. Freier criticizes the actions of the students and paints the results as "visual news suppression." This letter was copied to Frank Parsons, Director of Publicity at Washington and Lee University, and James H. Moore, Executive Vice-President of Shenandoah Life Stations, Inc.en_US
dc.format.extent2 pagesen_US
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dc.subject.lcshPolitical conventionsen_US
dc.subject.lcshGaines, Francis Pendleton, 1892-1963en_US
dc.subject.lcshBarkley, Alben William, 1877-1956en_US
dc.subject.otherWashington and Lee University. Mock Convention, 1956en_US
dc.titleLetter from Milton Freier to Francis P. Gaines, May 27, 1956 (correspondence)en_US
dc.rights.holderSpecial Collections and Archives, Leyburn Library, Washington and Lee University, Lexington, VAen_US

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    This collection contains selected materials from the University Archives' Record Group 36 on the 1956 Mock Convention.

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