National Affairs: Mr. Borah Pleads

Senator William E. Borah of Idaho espoused the cause of political prisoners in America in a speech at the Lexington Opera House, Manhattan.

" It is now four years since the armistice," said he. " All the foreign governments released their political prisoners three years ago. This is the only government that now has political prisoners.

" These men are in prison not because of acts of violence, not because of the destruction of property, but solely because of an expression of their views. They are in the strictest sense political prisoners for their...

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