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Letter from L. Richardson Preyer to Robert Watson

Date: March 13, 1980

Author: Lunsford Richardson Preyer

Biographical/Historical abstract: Lunsford Richardson Preyer (1919-2001), of Greensboro, North Carolina, served six terms in the U.S. House of Representatives, from 1968 to 1980.

Additional contributor: Robert W. Watson

Description: One page letter from L. Richardson Preyer to Robert Watson regarding Watson's essay "Media Martyrdom", published in the March 1980 issue of Harper's, about the murder of five Communist Workers Party members at the Death to the Klan rally, in Greensboro, North Carolina. Preyer commends Watson for the essay, and says that he has included it in the Congressional Record.


Format of original: Correspondence

Collection: Robert W. Watson Papers

Repository: The University of North Carolina at Greensboro

Item#: 1.60.742

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