LABOR: Thirty Weeks

In Passaic, N. J., 16,000 textile workers are now quietly celebrating the 30th week of their strike.

Violent Children. The children of the strikers thoroughly enjoy the industrial situation: they get sufficient free food, they scurry to an occasional riot, they join but do not understand the Young Pioneers of America (Communist organization), they frolic at the game of "Strikers and Scabs" in the Victory Playground. This gentle pastime requires baseball bats, assorted clubs, rocks, tin cans, etc. The Strikers, with a tough 13-year-old in the role of "Hero" Albert Weisbord exhorting...

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