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Communist Party leader Mrs. LaRue McCormick speaking on September 4, 1940, at an investigation of a suicide at Whittier State School. The boy, Benny Moreno, had been sent into solitary confinement at the school, and a committee was investigating the incident, which occurred in August 1939. Mrs. McCormick was a member of this committee, currently reconsidering its earlier conclusions.
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McCormick, LaRue Communist Party of America Whittier State School (Whittier, Calif.) Communists--California--Whittier Suicide victims--California--Whittier Whittier (Calif.) Herald-Examiner Collection photographs Moreno, Benny