I don't think that people were threatened by Curtis Wright because he was an intelligent thinker. Upon hearing Curtis Wright on the radio, there is no plausibility to that statement.
If a thinly veiled bigot like Curtis Wright is what you consider to be an intelligent thinker, then I have no doubt that you would vote for him if he ran for office in North Carolina. Hopefully by the time he ever ran, society will have evolved beyond the influence of people who consider Curtis Wright to be an intelligent thinker.
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