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The shootings and after: A CWP response

Date: March 30, 1980

Author: Signe Waller

Biographical/Historical abstract: Signe Waller, a former professor at Bennett College, was a member of the Workers Viewpoint Organization, later the Community Workers Party, in the seventies. She is the widow of Jim Waller, murdered on November 3, 1979, at the Death to the Klan march in Greensboro, North Carolina.

Additional contributor: Greesboro News & Record

Description: A letter from Signe Waller published in the Viewpoint section of the Greensboro News & Record, on March 30, 1980. The letter is in regards to an essay by Robert Watson on the murder of five members of the Communist Workers Party at the Death to the Klan rally, on November 3, 1979. A portion of the essay was published in the News & Record on February 10, 1980, and the entire essay was published in the March 1980 issue of Harper's. A copy of the letter is available in this collection, and is titled "The Truth About the Greensboro Massacre: A Reply to Mr. Watson's Harper's Article".


Format of original: Newspaper Clippings

Collection: Robert W. Watson Papers

Repository: The University of North Carolina at Greensboro

Item#: 1.60.723

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