In the letter John writes about his health, family members and acquaintances, and an upcoming fair. He also discusses politics in detail, including the presidential election of 1860: "I have just been reading Yancey's great New York speech. I think...
A telegram from the Committee for Deliverance of the Victims of Scottsboro signed by a group of Berlin-based intellectuals--"Professor Albert Einstein, Thomas Mann, Kaete Collwitz, Alfons Goldschmidt, Lion Feuchtwanger, and Karl von Ossietzky." The...
In the telegram Powell and Dempsey write on behalf of African American ministers who have been arrested in connection with the Montgomery bus boycott: "We shall pray for your guidance in this matter that you may not be persuaded by the prejudices...
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