Washington Gov. Clarence Martin, in light suit, stands next to Charles Fisher, president of Western Washington College of Education, with some college graduates in front of Old Main. In 1938, Martin persuaded the college's trustees to dismiss Fisher.
Washington Gov. Clarence Martin, in light suit, stands next to Charles Fisher, president of Western Washington College of Education, with some college graduates in front of Old Main. In 1938, Martin persuaded the college's trustees to dismiss Fisher. COURTESY TO THE BELLINGHAM HERALD
Washington Gov. Clarence Martin, in light suit, stands next to Charles Fisher, president of Western Washington College of Education, with some college graduates in front of Old Main. In 1938, Martin persuaded the college's trustees to dismiss Fisher. COURTESY TO THE BELLINGHAM HERALD

Red scare: In 1939, WWU president was dismissed after accusations of subversion

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