THE CONGRESS: Smothered in Aliens

The U. S. has in recent years heard more about civil liberties than about the La Follette Civil Liberties Committee. Senators Robert Marion La Follette (Wisconsin) and Elbert Duncan Thomas (Utah) spent $200,000 and four years studying the seamy side of U. S. industry. They uncovered a grubby array of labor spies, gunmen, strikebreakers, provocateurs of labor strife, propagandists, munitionists—and industrialists who bought these seamy services.

Last week Bob La Follette and Elbert Thomas finally had up in the Senate a bill to "give vitality to the rights of free speech and assembly ....

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