LABOR: Communists, Tough and Bold

With a whoop and a holler, last week the Communists crawled out of the walls, where they had been lying low since Hitler marched into Russia, and took over the C.I.O. electrical workers union. By the time the hollering ended, electricians had a new president who would probably know better than to speak out against Reds as his predecessor had; and nobody had any doubts left that the Communists' fight to dominate U.S. labor would still be tough and ruthless.

One of the most vigorous in C.I.O.'s prolific family, the electrical union had grown like a beanshoot under the smart...

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