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Letter from Maury M. Travis to Drew Pearson Regarding a Free University of Cuba, January 12, 1961
MAURY M. TRAVIS 523 SHERMAN PLAZA 901 SHERMAN STREET DENVER 3, COLORADO PHONE TABOR 5-2192 12 Jan ‘61 Drew Pearson, 1313 29th St., NW., Washington, 7, D.C. Dear Mr. Pearson: Congratulations on your heartfelt proposal to establish a “Free University of Cuba” on American soil, preferably in Florida as a mecca of free democratic learning for students from all Latin America, plus North American students who want to know more about Latin America. A private fund should be immediately set up with some Florida bank as trustee and steps taken to coordinate for such a project on an emergency basis. An interim faculty committee of Cuban refugee professors, doctors and jurists should be organized to initiate a university program and their salaries should begin as soon as funds are available so that they can give up their temporary jobs. Your excellent proposal will restore status, prestige and dignity to former University of Havana professors and help to inaugurate a counterattack against international Communism in the Northern and Southern halves of the Western Hemisphere Yours sincerely Maury M. Travis Stanford '26 '30
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Travis, Maury Marion, 1905-1992. Letter from Maury M. Travis to Drew Pearson Regarding a Free University of Cuba, January 12, 1961. January 12, 1961. State Archives of Florida, Florida Memory. <https://www.floridamemory.com/items/show/346164>, accessed 4 February 2023.
Travis, Maury Marion, 1905-1992. Letter from Maury M. Travis to Drew Pearson Regarding a Free University of Cuba, January 12, 1961. January 12, 1961. State Archives of Florida, Florida Memory. Accessed 4 Feb. 2023.<https://www.floridamemory.com/items/show/346164>
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