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Nov. 3 rally indictments are asked

Date: June 25, 1981

Author: Ed Hatcher

Biographical/Historical abstract: Ed Hatcher was a staff writer for the Greensboro Daily News in 1981.

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Description: This June 25, 1981 article by Ed Hatcher of the Greensboro Daily News, reports that outgoing U.S. Attorney H.M. Michaux had recommended criminal investigations and federal civil rights charges against participants in the murder of five Communist Workers Party members at the Death to the Klan march in Greensboro on November 3, 1979. Michaux also criticized the department for not acting sooner on his recommendations and recounted a phone conversation with Joe Grady, a Klansman from Winston-Salem. Justice Department officials stated that any action was “months” away.

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Format of original: Newspaper Clippings

Collection: Edward Burrows Papers

Repository: The University of North Carolina at Greensboro

Item#: 1.5.282

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