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Civil rights charges eyed in shootout

Date: December 13, 1980

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Description: This uncredited December 13, 1980, article from the Greensboro Daily Newsreports that U.S. Attorney H.M. Michaux is considering civil rights charges against ten Klansmen and Nazis accused of killing five Communist Workers Party members at the Death to the Klan march in Greensboro, North Carolina, on November 3, 1979. In addition, a civil suit was filed against the accused on November 3, 1980. This activity followed the acquittal of the defendants on murder charges earlier that year.


Format of original: Newspaper Clippings

Collection: Edward Burrows Papers

Repository: The University of North Carolina at Greensboro

Item#: 1.5.279

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