OKLAHOMA: The Unsilenced

What Charles Augustus Lindbergh has to say was becoming far less important to U.S. citizens than the argument over his continuing right to say it.

In Oklahoma City, last week, when it was announced that Lindbergh was booked to speak at municipal hall, citizens rushed to the city council with objections. Said the American Legion: "He advocates peace towards ruthless nations and his utterances provoke disunity . . . when our very preservation depends on unity." Said the Knights of Pythias: "[He] has repeatedly expressed himself as adverse to the principles of Americanism." The city council canceled the booking.

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