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There has been a long line of loyal Americans, doubtless however, expressing themselves from time to time as I do now, in public opposition to certain public acts of public officials. The freedom to do this is, to my mind, the very formulation of self-government.

Jane Addams to Robert A. Gunn, February 18, 1920.

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