COAL: Song & Band

"And now I ask that you remove your carcasses without the door." John Llewellyn Lewis, President of the United Mine Workers, said that at a convention years ago. He was maledicting radicals, William Z. Foster in particular. Typically of the U. S. labor movement, great-faced Mr. Lewis can talk better against radicals than he can for or against anything else. Since Bolshevism first entered the limited vocabulary of the average citizens (circa 1919), there has never been a convention of organized labor in which it...

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