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Disturbing the Universe: Hate Mail - Waking Up Silent Majority letter


Oberlin Ohio    
March 17, 1970 

Attorney Kunstler:

There was an article in our local newspaper, the "Lorain Journal" concerning your activities. I have been reading of your disgraceful actions at the Chicago Trial and I feel you are a disgrace to your profession.

You and the other scum you defend are traitors to our country, and should be treated as such. Yes, I mean placed before a firing squad and shot. I am sure there are millions feel as I do. Will not sign my name as I am sure you would have one of your anarchist pals bomb my home and family.

One of the (waking up)    
Silent Majority    



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