• Creator
  • Roman, Herschel L.
  • Created Date
  • 1949
  • Description
  • In this letter to Raymond B. Allen, dated February 5, 1949, Professor Herschel L. Roman voices his dissent to the decision by President Allen to fire three professors based on the findings of the Canwell Committee. Additionally, he expresses his opinions regarding academic freedom and freedom of speech. He writes, “I have read carefully the arguments of the tenure committee and your own. It seems to me that the basic difference between your vi... more
    In this letter to Raymond B. Allen, dated February 5, 1949, Professor Herschel L. Roman voices his dissent to the decision by President Allen to fire three professors based on the findings of the Canwell Committee. Additionally, he expresses his opinions regarding academic freedom and freedom of speech. He writes, “I have read carefully the arguments of the tenure committee and your own. It seems to me that the basic difference between your views and mine lies in our appraisal of the communist threat to representative government in this country.”. less
  • Format
  • Scanned from original text or image at 200 dpi saved in JPEG format, resized and enhanced using Adobe Photoshop, and imported as JPEG2000 using Contentdm software's JPEG2000 Extension. 2015