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Vice President Humphrey Refuses to Speak at Club Barring Jews

June 14, 1965
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A luncheon at which Vice President Hubert H. Humphrey addressed a group of Portland business leaders this weekend was shifted at the last minute from the fashionable Waverley Country Club here to a private home after Mr. Humphrey learned that the club barred Jews and Negroes.

After the Vice President’s office in Washington was informed by a phone call from Portland that the club barred Jews and Negroes, an aide of Mr. Humphrey called the organizers of the luncheon who switched the event to the home of one of the businessmen.

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