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December 26, 1979
Communist Workers Party U.S.A.
The Communist Workers Party (CWP) was a Maoist group in the United States, active from 1979-1985, and mainly remembered for the "Greensboro Massacre," a November 3, 1979 Death to the Klan march in Greensboro that left five of the CWP protesters dead.
These are photocopies of eight pages from the December 26, 1979 Workers Viewpoint newspaper, a publication of the Communist Workers Party (CWP), which pertain to the November 3, 1979 death to the Klan march, known as the Greensboro Massacre. Articles discuss (1) a planned demonstration in Greensboro on February 1, 1980; (2) job firings and harassment of CWP members following the events of November 3; (3) a forum held in Greensboro on December 13, 1979; and (4) reader reaction to the issue. There are also articles on anti-Communist activity around the county, union organizing issues, and responses to appearances by Senator Edward Kennedy.
Format of original:
Blanche M. Boyd Papers
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