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Addams tells Baldwin that Newton D. Baker's response to her request for exemptions for conscientious objectors was unsatisfactory.
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Parker returns Wald and Addams's letter which he believes was misaddressed, and states his support for universal military service.
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Addams and Wald ask Parker to sign a letter to Woodrow Wilson calling for the maintenance of democratic institutions during war time.
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Addams tells Baldwin that she telegrammed Newton Baker and suggests that he and Lillian Wald so do so too.
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Baker thanks Addams for her letter on conscientious objectors and promises that it will be reviewed by Congress as they make decisions.
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Addams tells Baldwin that Walter Fisher did not support efforts for conscientious objectors.
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Karsten replies to Baldwin notifying him that the Woman's Peace Party hasn't taken a definite stance on his issue.
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Addams tells Baldwin that there is not enough evidence with regard to the Industrial Workers of the World Defense Committee for her to contact the President.
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Addams offers comments on Roger Baldwin's statement regarding the Industrial Workers of the World Defense Committee.
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Mack thanks Addams for her letter and notes that Newton Baker's attitude is fine.
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Addams reluctantly declines to sign on to Baldwin's appeal for funds to defend Industrial Workers of the World workers arrested by the government.
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Addams tells Dennett that Walter Fisher will not accept an invitation.
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Karsten explains the enclosed item sent by Addams.
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Addams tells Wood that while she admires Roger Baldwin's statement, her reasons are very different.
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Addams tells Stokes that she cannot leave Chicago to attend the National Civil Liberties Bureau meeting in Washington.
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Addams telegrams the National Civil Liberties Bureau that she cannot attend the Washington meeting.
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The ACLUU seeks approval of its statement of principles and the candidacy of Fremont Older to the National Committee.
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Addams tells Wood that she will join the Civil Liberties Bureau, but questions whether national groups are as effective as local ones.
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A form asking for potential members for the American Civil Liberties Union.
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American Civil Liberties Union defines its stance on first amendment rights, labor rights, law enforcement, immigration and racial equality.
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Addams apologizes to Baldwin for not signing a support letter but notes that she is wary of signing on causes that she is not familiar with.
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De Silver asks ACLU members to allow the use of their names in an advertisement regarding the IWW free speech case.
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The ACLU seeks funding for an appeal of the IWW conspiracy case.
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Addams tells De Silver not to use her name on an ACLU advertisement in support of an IWW case.
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De Silver asks Addams whether the ACLU can use her name in an advertisement regarding the trial of IWW leaders on espionage and sedition.
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Addams telegrams Baldwin that she cannot join a committee to raise funds for miners in West Virginia.
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Hart tells the ACLU that the prisoners that they asked to be released have refused parole until other prisoners were freed.
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Pinchot tells Addams that he cannot pardon prisoners under Pennsylvania law and advises that the ACLU follow the procedures.
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Addams tells Pinchot that she will send his letter to the ACLU to answer his questions about clemency.