Document 32: Communists Have a Right to Teach in American Universities

Museum of History & Industry, Seattle Post-Intelligencer Collection, no negative number
(filed under University of Washington-Communist Hearing, 2/16/49).

Philosophy Professor Herbert Phillips addresses the University of Washington Regents, arguing that communists have a right to teach in American Universities. Phillips's speech did him little good: the Regents voted unanimously to fire Phillips and two other professors just minutes
after this photo was taken.

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