CONGRESS: Dimes & Millions

Last week the Dies Committee on Un-American Activities which has constantly astounded itself, astounded even its critics by turning up some useful information about the U. S. Communist Party. Congressman Martin Dies and his investigators achieved this feat by aping G-Man Edgar Hoover and Treasury tax sleuths, going to bank records for telltale facts.

From the books of communist units and affiliates, and from two Party almoners (including Earl Browder's suave, little-known brother William), the committee adduced that $10,164,730.91 passed through 43 Party organization accounts between 1935 and mid-1939. Brother William as treasurer of the New York...

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