Botany Department Chair C. Leo Hitchcock to President Raymond B. Allen, supporting UW faculty members who are former Communist Party members, November 23, 1948
- Hitchock, Charles Leo
Document related to the Canwell Committee hearings.In this letter to Raymond B. Allen, dated November 23, 1948, C. Leo Hitchcock, Chair of the Botany Department, gives his support to former Communist Party members who refuse to name names, writing, “Americans are not usually taught that it is honorable to be ‘squealers’, and I believe that past members of the Communist Party are acting honorably.”.
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