Like Senator Cotton Ed Smith of South Carolina who last week stamped on it with his feet (see p. g). General Hugh Johnson, when he recently finished reading Ferdinand Lundberg's America's 60 Families, was moved to violent action. So he damned the book in his daily column and roared into a microphone on his Bromo Quinine hour: "It is such a tissue of libel that the father of lies will have to move over on his throne when the spook of that author arrives. Moreover, it is the frankest kind of Communist propaganda."...

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