Letter Withdrawing Support From Gordon Delsemer to Dr. King


This letter dated October 20, 1967, was sent to Dr. King from Gordon H. Delsemer. Mr. Delsemer is withdrawing his support from the SCLC because of the "anti-Semitic" statements he believes were made by certain black leaders.

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Thursday, October 19, 1967
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new politics [Brackets and underlined: I have been an active supporter and contributor of your organization and others interested in black welfare and improvement for many years. At the present time, I am temporarily withdrawing that support because of the anti-Semitic statements of certain black leaders. [Closing signature: Gordon H. Dalsemer]
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