National Affairs: Check at Chicago

The House's Red hunt had a check last week in Chicago. The Soviet scent was temporarily lost. The Congressional committee chairmanned by New York's Representative Hamilton ("Ham") Fish Jr. abandoned its search for Communist propaganda until late next month when it will try to pick up the trail again in Los Angeles.

After the excitement in New York fortnight ago, the committee's Chicago hearings were largely bathos. The Tribune assigned Philip Kinsley, its No. 1 newshawk, to report the two-day session, but his stories never made the Tribune's first page.

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