RADICALS: Red Hunt (cont.)

To the warnings of Grover Aloysius Whalen, New York police chief (TIME, May 12) and of Pope Pius XI against Soviet activities in the U. S., there were added last week, in a release by the National Civic Federation, a warning and an exhortation from no less a personage than Elder Statesman Elihu Root, onetime (1905-09) Secretary of State. Said he:

"We have reason to believe that an assault is being made by secret means, supported by the resources of a great empire, aimed at the destruction of our system...

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