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Response to Justice Department "Denial" of Special Prosecutor in Nov. 3rd Case

Date: October 7, 1982

Author: Greensboro Justice Fund

Biographical/Historical abstract: The Greensboro Justice Fund was organized in 1980, in response to the Greensboro Massacre of November 3, 1979. It continues to assist organizations working for racial justice in the South.

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Description: This press release was issued by the Greensboro Justice Fund on October 7, 1982. It announces the U.S. Justice Department's denial of a request for a special prosecutor in the federal grand jury investigation of the murder of five Communist Workers Party members at the Death to the Klan march in Greensboro, North Carolina, on November 3, 1979. The press release comments on the request and it's denial and contrasts it to the facts and laws governing in this case. Ultimately the press release argues that the Justice Department is operating within a legal conflict of interest and accuses the Justice Department of participating in a cover up of the truth.

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Format of original: Other

Collection: Edward Burrows Papers

Repository: The University of North Carolina at Greensboro

Item#: 1.5.183

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