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Dawson Tells Of His Role Under Oath

Date: July 16, 1982

Author: Larry King

Biographical/Historical abstract: Larry King was a staff writer for the Greensboro Daily News in 1982.

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Description: This July 16, 1982, article by Larry King of the Greensboro Daily News reports on testimony by police informant Edward Dawson before a federal grand jury investigating possible civil rights violations related to the murders of five Communist Workers Party members at the Death to the Klan march in Greensboro on November 3, 1979. Dawson's testimony detailed his involvement in the incident, including the information he had provided to the Greensboro police and his eyewitness account of the events of November 3, 1979. Dawson had not been called to testify in the 1980 criminal trial, he said, because his former involvement with the FBI had not been revealed at the time.


Format of original: Newspaper Clippings

Collection: Edward Burrows Papers

Repository: The University of North Carolina at Greensboro

Item#: 1.5.305

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