Panetta Report 1: Leon Panetta Paid Tribute to Two Longtime Communists

In 1983, then Congressman, Leon Panetta, placed a tribute in the Congressional Record to two of his Santa Cruz, California constituents. The couple, Hugh DeLacy and his wife Dorothy Baskin DeLacy, both had long histories with theĀ  Communist Party USA and were very active in the Santa Cruz “progressive” movement that had helpedĀ nurture Congressman Panetta’s … Continue reading Panetta Report 1: Leon Panetta Paid Tribute to Two Longtime Communists