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Chicago Committee to Defend the Bill of Rights

In 1965 Roberta Bruce was a Board Member of Chicago Committee to Defend the Bill of Rights[1]

Communist youth conference

After the Conference of Socialist Youth in March 1964, it was decided to hold the next convention in Chicago, and there form a new national youth organization. The Coordinating Committee determined to switch the meeting place to San Francisco, however, and to hold it on June 19 through 21, 1964. The New organization was named the W.E.B. DuBois Clubs of America and would serve as the youth wing of the Communist Party USA.

Those who signed the “call” for this June 1964 convention, as set forth on page 15 of The Convener No. 4, included Roberta Bruce, a Board Member of the Chicago Committee to Defend the Bill of Rights.[2]

References

  1. Chicago Committee to Defend the Bill of Rights Letterhead Feb 1965
  2. University of California website: The New National Organization of Communist Youth
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