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    • Klan Activity Up Throughout South

    • 1979-11-04
    • Misc. Coll. -- James A. Armfield Papers
    • In this November 4, 1979, article from the Greensboro Daily News, staff writer Brent Hackney reports on the rise of Ku Klux Klan (KKK) activity in the south in the face of the November 3, 1979, Death to the Klan rally, at which five members if the...
    • Calm Reported In City; FBI, SBI Join Police

    • 1979-11-05
    • Misc. Coll. -- James A. Armfield Papers
    • In this November 5, 1979, article from the Greensboro Daily News, staff writer David Newton reports that the city is calm and that FBI and SBI agents are following up on the November 3, 1979, shootings in Greensboro in which five members of the...
    • Leader Says Leftist Group Very New, Spinoff of WVO

    • 1979-11-05
    • Misc. Coll. -- James A. Armfield Papers
    • In this November 5, 1979, article from the Greensboro Daily News, staff writer Greg Lewis reports on the genesis of the Communist Workers Party (CWP) following the November 3, 1979, shootings in Greensboro in which five members of the party were...
    • On Their Way To Court

    • 1979-11-05
    • Misc. Coll. -- James A. Armfield Papers
    • This captioned photograph from the November 5, 1979, Greensboro Daily News shows three suspects in the November 3, 1979, shootings of five members of the Communist Workers Party (CWP) as they are led to a court appearance. The five CWP members were...
    • Some Hearts Are Swollen With Anger... Others Fill With Prayer

    • 1979-11-05
    • Misc. Coll. -- James A. Armfield Papers
    • In these two November 5, 1979, articles from the Greensboro Daily News, staff writer Mae Israel reports on reactions within the black community to the November 3, 1979, shootings in Greensboro in which five members of the Communist Workers Party...
    • Fifth person dies

    • 1979-11-05
    • Misc. Coll. -- James A. Armfield Papers
    • This brief November 5, 1979, article from the Greensboro Record reports that Dr. Michael Nathans had died that morning, making him the fifth murder victim in the shootings of Communist Workers Party (CWP) members at a Death to the Klan rally in...
    • WVO 'Targeted' Cone, Other Mills For Infiltration

    • 1979-11-05
    • Misc. Coll. -- James A. Armfield Papers
    • In this November 5, 1979, article from the Greensboro Daily News, staff writer William March reports on the efforts by the Communist Workers Party (CWP), then known as the Workers Viewpoint Organization (WVO), to organize workers at Cone Mills...
    • it was 'Belfast all over again' for TV cameraman

    • 1979-11-05
    • Misc. Coll. -- James A. Armfield Papers
    • This November 5, 1979, article by Martha Woodall of the Greensboro Record presents the reaction of a news cameraman who witnessed the shooting of five members of the Communist Workers Party (CWP) at a Death to the Klan rally in Greensboro on...
    • Swing defends police

    • 1979-11-05
    • Misc. Coll. -- James A. Armfield Papers
    • This November 5, 1979, article by Martha Woodall of the Greensboro Record reports on Greensboro Police Chief W.E. Swing's defense of his department's actions related to the shooting of five members of the Communist Workers Party (CWP) at a Death...
    • Ended In Death For Demonstrators

    • 1979-11-04
    • Misc. Coll. -- James A. Armfield Papers
    • This November 4, 1979, photo essay from the Greensboro Daily News, includes photographs taken by staff photographers Don Davis and Jim Straford during and after the November 3, 1979, Death to the Klan rally, at which five members of the Communist...
    • Three days later

    • 1979-11-06
    • Misc. Coll. -- James A. Armfield Papers
    • This November 6, 1979, editorial from the Greensboro Record discusses the shootings of five members of the Communist Workers Party (CWP) at a Death to the Klan rally in Greensboro on November 3, 1979. The editorial criticizes Nelson Johnson and the...
    • Wife says couple joined Klan group in ignorance

    • 1979-11-06
    • Misc. Coll. -- James A. Armfield Papers
    • This November 6, 1979, article by Jim Schlosser of the Greensboro Record, the wife of a defendant in the shooting of five members of the Communist Workers Party (CWP) at an anti-Klan rally in Greensboro on November 3, 1979, states that she and her...
    • Where Police Cars Were When Shooting Began

    • 1979-11-07
    • Misc. Coll. -- James A. Armfield Papers
    • This map, published in the November 7, 1979, Greensboro Daily News, shows the relative positions of police and suspect vehicles and the commencement of the shootings at a an anti-Klan rally in Greensboro on November 3, 1979 that left five...
    • Residents Pleading Keep Radicals out

    • 1979-11-07
    • Misc. Coll. -- James A. Armfield Papers
    • This November 7, 1979, article, Dwight F. Cunningham of the Greensboro Daily News reports on pleas within Greensboro's public housing communities that future demonstrations such as the November 3, 1979 anti-Klan rally where five members of the...
    • Mystery Man Got Parade Details In Advance, May Have Told Klan

    • 1979-11-07
    • Misc. Coll. -- James A. Armfield Papers
    • This November 7, 1979, article, David Newton of the Greensboro Daily News reports that a possible member of the Ku Klux Klan (KKK) or Nazi party had obtained a copy of the parade permit, two days prior to the event, for a November 3 anti-Klan rally...
    • Radical Left, Right Gaining Supporters

    • 1979-11-07
    • Misc. Coll. -- James A. Armfield Papers
    • This November 7, 1979, article, Lindsey Gruson of the Greensboro Daily News reports on growing support for radical groups on both the left and right, such as the Communist Workers Party (CWP), the Ku Klux Klan (KKK), and the Nazi party. Five CWP...
    • After Violence, Community Leaders Ask For Calm

    • 1979-11-04
    • Misc. Coll. -- James A. Armfield Papers
    • In this November 4, 1979, article from the Greensboro Daily News, staff writer Linsey Gruson reports on calls for calm by Greensboro leaders following the November 3, 1979, Death to the Klan rally, at which five members if the Communist Workers...
    • Shootout Aftermath: Search For Reasons

    • 1979-11-05
    • Misc. Coll. -- James A. Armfield Papers
    • In this November 5, 1979, article from the Greensboro Daily News, staff writer Jack Scism reports that two additional Ku Klux Klan (KKK) or Nazi party members had been arrested in connection with the November 3, 1979, shootings in Greensboro in...

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