Thomas Merton Center

Merton Correspondence:

The "Unidentified First Names (filed at the end of the sequence)" file

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Type:  TL[c] - Carbon copy of a typed letter (not signed).

To/From:  to Gerald from Merton from "Unidentified First Names (filed at the end of the sequence)"-->

# of pages:  1

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First Lines:  "Thanks for your open letter. I don't know if Current will use it or what. Of course you are quite"

Contents:  Merton under censorship for political statements - compares himself to a "Marxist poet... completely cured of all desire to engage in politics" - mentions that unlike him even Yevgeny Yevtushenko can travel / realized that he is "not supposed to be a guru of anything" - feels he must stay although "it is a scandal"

Language:  English

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Date added:  2004

Unique identifier:  Section A- "Unidentified First Names (filed at the end of the sequence):"    1967/June/24