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Timothy P Redman <[log in to unmask]>
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Ezra Pound discussion list of the University of Maine <[log in to unmask]>
Mon, 16 Feb 1998 08:42:57 -0500
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Obviously Wilhelm, who cites Redman.
                                        Tim Redman
On Mon, 16 Feb 1998 09:03:15 -0500 Jonathan Morse <[log in to unmask]>
> In _A Serious Character_, p. 620, Humphrey Carpenter says that Secretary of
> War Henry L. Stimson, reacting to a clamor for Pound to be tried in
> absentia for treason, proposed to Attorney General Francis Biddle that
> Pound be indicted in absentia and then tried after the conclusion of the
> war. In _Ezra Pound: The Tragic Years_, p. 195, J.J. Wilhelm says that
> Stimson "warned Biddle not to go along with a group of people who were
> demanding the indictment. . . ." Carpenter cites C. David Heymann as his
> source; Wilhelm cites Tim Redman. Does anybody know which of the
> biographers has the story right?
> Thanks.
> --
> Jonathan Morse
> Department of English
> University of Hawaii at Manoa
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