Letters, Nov. 21, 1938

Offer

Sirs:

TIME (Nov. 7) reports the offer of the Madison (Wis.) Capital-Times to donate $1000 to charity if Chicago Tribuneman Chesly Manly can prove the truth of his story that the La Follette (Civil Liberties) inquiry was conceived by John L. Lewis, and used to smear and intimidate employers opposed by the C. I. O.

I wish to supplement the offer. In a Tribune dispatch signed by Willard Edwards, printed November 1, purporting to present facts pertaining to my broadcast description of the Dies Committee's methods, this sentence occurs: "Press association reporters who...

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