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From Nixon's Enemies List to Skokie: Remembering the ACLU's Jay Miller

By Colleen Connell, ACLU of Illinois at 5:40pm
For Jay A. Miller, the ACLU was his life — not just a career. Working for fairness and justice was woven into Jay’s DNA — he lived, breathed and embodied civil liberties. A one-time union organizer who organized his first strike at his father's soda pop company, Jay became a powerful voice for the American Civil Liberties Union. He died at age 83 on January 3.
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