Photograph of Charlotta Bass, center, and other guests at a banquet for the Citizens Committee to Preserve American Freedoms (CCPAF), February 1954. The man on the right is Rev. Stephen Fritchman of the First Unitarian Church of Los Angeles. The man on the left is unidentified. CCPAF was established in 1952 to oppose the House Committee on Un-American Activities (HUAC). CCPAF maintained that HUAC violated the First Amendment rights of the citizens who were called before it to testify about their political beliefs and associations.
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