Martin Dies, chairman of HUAC, invited Leon Lewis to speak at hearings in Washington D.C. in mid-August, 1938, via this Western Union telegram. Mr. Dies states, "Was advised that you have considerable informatioin on nazism that you are willing to give committee." He advises Mr. Lewis that his travel expenses cannot be paid and indicates that he hopes Mr. Lewis can at least file a brief to be included in the official record of the hearings. Mr. Dies concludes: "Eddie Cantor will talk to you about this when he arrives Monday." 10.5 x 8 in.