THIRD PARTIES: Candidate & Red Squad

In Los Angeles the "Red Squad" is not a body of Communist storm troops but a group of muscular policemen who go about the city discouraging radical agitation. Last week the Red Squad permitted William Zebulon Foster, Communist candidate for President of the U. S., to utter the first eleven words of a campaign speech to 1,000 partisans assembled on the Plaza. Week prior the police had broken up a Communist meeting, shot one Comrade in the leg.

"We protest against the suppression of free speech in Los Angeles....

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