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Committee of 200 to Direct Unity Drive

October 22, 1940
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More than 200 leading New Yorkers of the Protestant Catholic and Jewish faiths have agreed to serve on a committee which will conduct the “Mobilization for National Unity” membership drive of the National Conference of Christians and Jews it was announced today by Basil O Connor, chairman of the drive.

Purpose of the mobilization is to arouse New Yorkers to the dangers of activities by individuals and groups promoting hatred of religious and racial elements, and to create national unity by encouraging friendship and cooperation among all racial and religious groups, it was stated. To carry out these aims it is planned to organize permanent offices of the N.C.C.J. in each borough to carry on an educational campaign.

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