National Defense: A Blow for Freedom

Warden Joseph William Sanford of the Federal Penitentiary at Atlanta recently assembled his 1,000 convict laborers, told them that U.S. defense required a speedup in the production of uniforms, tents, powder bags, other Army and Navy items manufactured in the prison shops. Last week the prisoners' monthly publication (The Atlantian) reported the response: a hearty cheer for Warden Sanford, a doubling of overtime, a 100% speed-up in production.


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