National Affairs: Gompers vs. Reds

Samuel Gompers, President of the American Federation of Labor, declared that a recent analysis of over 300 weekly labor newspapers and official trade union monthly journals revealed an attempt by Communists and other revolutionaries to undermine the labor union movement. Labor papers are bombarded with subversive material, but only a comparatively small amount is published.

The American Federation of Labor has served notice on the Central Labor Union of Seattle that its union charter will be cancelled unless it rescinds its endorsement of the Soviet Government.

...

Want the full story?

Subscribe Now

Subscribe
Subscribe

Get TIME the way you want it

  • One Week Digital Pass — $4.99
  • Monthly Pay-As-You-Go DIGITAL ACCESS$2.99
  • One Year ALL ACCESSJust $30!   Best Deal!
    Print Magazine + Digital Edition + Subscriber-only Content on TIME.com

Learn more about the benefits of being a TIME subscriber

If you are already a subscriber sign up — registration is free!