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[Source Description: 17 December 1963: Telegram, J. M. Mitchell to Chancellor Aycock, From the Records of the Office of Chancellor -- William B. Aycock Series (#40020), University Archives, Wilson Library, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.]


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Mitchell's telegram to Chancellor Aycock is representative of North Carolinians in favor of the Speaker Ban: "Now read this for it is an unpleasant duty I feel. I am sick and tired of you extreme leftist which leads to egghead trouble making fanatic's always yapping about our so-called gag law. Accept this, or go to Harvard."