Frank Wilkinson, Presente!
Frank Wilkinson, civil liberties activist, died 2
January 2006, peacefully, and surrounded by family.
Wilkinson was Executive Director Emeritus of the
National Committee Against Repressive Legislation and
Executive Director of the First Amendment Foundation. A
lifelong progressive political activist, Wilikinson was
caught up in the McCarthy Era. Because of his
resistance to political repression, Wilkinson received
the Roger Baldwin Medal of Liberty; and the American
Civil Liberties Union Eason Monroe Courageous Advocate
Award, the Earl Warren Civil Liberties Award, and the
1997 National Lawyers' Guild Legal Worker of the Year.
Author: REVISITING THE "MCCARTHY ERA": LOOKING AT
WILKINSON V. UNITED STATES IN LIGHT OF WILKINSON V.
FEDERAL BUREAU OF INVESTIGATION. Loyola Law School, Los
Angeles, Law Review, v. 32, n.2