Harry Cirulli protests communist speaker at Cornell
Wednesday, December 6, 1961 has been putting thc pressure on these communities for years, has given up hope of any quick progress progress unless other changes are made. He says: "If the state wants to accelerate accelerate this program, especially in dealing with the problems of old municipalities, then we've got to have some new* machinery." ..(Thursday:,. What's, happened since 1949?) LEGION GROUP PROTESTS SCHEDULED ACP TALK ITHACA, N.Y. (AP)—An American American Legion group is protesting a scheduled lecture Thursday night by Gus Hall, general secretary of the American Communist Party. The group says Hall is dedicated to the destruction of our American American way of life." The American Legion of Tompkins Tompkins County made the protest Tuesday night in a statement by Harry Cirulli, commander of the county group. Thc Cornell Faculty has reaffirmed reaffirmed its decision to allow Hall to speak at the University despite a federal indictment that charges Hall with failure ' to register the party as an 'arm of the Soviet Union. Union. The faculty committee had approved approved two > weeks ago Hall's invitation invitation by the von Cramm Association, Association, a scholarship group, and the Cornell Forum, a student organization. organization.