Statement of President Lewis Webster Jones on the Heimlich-Finley Cases PDF version (4.2MB)
Please read the following pages from Statement of President Lewis Webster Jones on the Heimlich-Finley Cases, January 24, 1953; pages 1, 4, 5 & 11-13 shown below and then answer the four questions at the bottom of the reading.
- What is the role of the author? What is the purpose of the letter?
- Why would Communism be considered threatening to academic work?
- How does President Jones explain the different opinions between the faculty and trustees?
- Why did President Jones mail copies of this document to all American universities?