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Oral history interview with McNeill Smith

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Creator:Smith, John McNeill, 1918-
Title:Oral history interview with McNeill Smith
Date:1977 Mar. 7

Oral history in which McNeill Smith describes how his career in law began, gives some of his early work experiences, and tells of his involvement in associations such as the United World Federalists. He primarily discusses the Junius Scales case, including explanation of the Smith Act, and the Speaker Ban Act case, including a history of previous related events and events leading up to the Ban.

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Subjects:Smith, John McNeill, 1918- | Scales, Junius Irving--Trials, litigation, etc. | Lawyers--North Carolina--Greensboro | Communism--United States | Communist trials--United States | Trials (Political crimes and offenses)--United States | United States, North Carolina, Guilford County, Greensboro, 36.0726355, -79.7919754
Collection:Greensboro Voices: Voicing Observations in Civil Rights and Equality struggles
Institution:University of North Carolina at Greensboro's University Libraries
Contributors:University of North Carolina at Greensboro. University Libraries
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Greensboro Public Library Oral History Project, Greensboro Public Library

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Forms part of online collection: Greensboro Voices.

Persistent Link to Item:http://library.uncg.edu/dp/crg/oralHistItem.aspx?i=577