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Finley & Heimlich

Professors Finley and Heimlich

These documents will assist students in understanding why the professors cited their Constitutional rights when responding to the Committee questions. Students should apply the First and Fifth Amendments in their arguments during the debate/ discussion.


  • Assessment 1: Transcripts of testimony of Moses Finley before the Senate Subcommittee.
  • Assessment 2: Transcript of testimony of Simon W. Heimlich (accompanied by his attorney, Leonard B. Boudin) before the Senate Subcommittee.
  • Assessment 3: Western Union Telegram in support of Professor Heimlich, PA 2321 and PA 486.
  • Assessment 4: Censure by the AAUP.
  • Assessment 5: Letter from the Law Offices of Andrew Galowit dated October 9, 1952.