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Week of August 13, 2012


Dear University Record editor:

How you know the Apocalypse is near: “U-M William L. Clements Library presents a new exhibit ‘Murder Most Foul: Homicide in Early America’ featuring 15 different kinds of murder.” (University Record, week of July 9, 2012.) A noticeable omission: the papers of the murderer known as the Unabomber protectively archived in the U-M Library. As a grandparent, I urge a minimum age to view this Clements exhibit.

— Dale R. Leslie, U-M ’71

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