File. Freedom of Speech Conference at Beaver Hall

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a) newspaper clippings including:

1) the launching of a campaign in defence of freedom of speech, by the Stoke Newington Observer (17/12/1948)

2) from the West Lancashire Evening Gazette, 'Blackpool Communist Ban' and 'Fade-Out' (24/01/1949)

3) from the Sussex Daily News, 'Sussex Communist on "Hard-Boiled Tories"' (24/01/1949)

4) from the Nottingham Journal, '"Police Favouring Fascists"' (24/01/1949)

5) from the Kensington News, 'Kensington Chimes and the Changes They Ring' (21/01/1949)

6) from the Northern Echo, '"Police Favouring Fascists": K.C. and Home Secretary's responsibility' (24/01/1949)

b) a letter regarding the view of the Council for Civil Liberties (20/03/1949)

c) a newspaper clipping from the Reynolds News, 'Pritt accuses police of "favouring" the Fascists' (23/01/1949); and from The Star, '"Guard Free Speech" Meeting' (20/01/1949)

d) press ticket for the Conference on Freedom of Speech on Saturday 22 January, 1949

e) letter summarising the plan for the Conference of Freedom of Speech (01/149), including from where the delegates would be attending

f) letters for National Council For Civil Liberties members (12/1948)

g) letter providing information about the Conference on Freedom of Speech (01/1949)

h) summary of the Conference on Freedom of Speech (22/01/1949).

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