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Starr offers support in the face of press criticisms that Hull-House is too liberal in its support for freedom of thought and speech.
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Bliss discusses anarchism and socialism in American politics and reacts to Addams' article on the Averbuch Incident.
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The author sympathizes with the McNamara brothers, who bombed the Los Angeles Times building in California in October 1910, because they were insane but criticizes the Chicago newspapers for responding with bigotry against the Irish community.
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Addams received a copy of this anonymous letter, offering a scathing impression of Chicago politicians out to get Police Chief John McWeeny and criticizing the Chicago Tribune as corrupt. The writer uses derogatory names, like "Sneaky" and "Sissy," for many of the characters and calls the press the "Scrofulas."
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The Mirror publishes Addams' letter of May 4 and criticizes Addams support for censoring motion pictures.
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Jesse Ashley's article describing a strike in Massachusetts.
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Addams avows that there is no "blacklist" for speakers at Hull House, denying a rumor that radical thinkers were not welcome.
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Robins tells Addams that Life and Labor decided not to merge with The Survey, as Addams suggested.
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Addams calls Wilson's attention to the Espionage Bill which she believes threatens the freedoms of US citizens.
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The Woman's Peace Party outlines steps that peace activists can take once war is declared.
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Addams testifies in opposition to a proposed bill that would censor anti-war speech before the House of Representatives Committee on Judiciary.
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Kellogg asks Addams for advice about the role of the Survey in covering the peace movement.
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Kellogg describes the events at the National Conference of Charities and Corrections, particularly with regard to peace.

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