JUSTICE: Milquetoast Gets Muscles

Four men jumped out of a car beside a house in Darien, Conn., banged on the door. A dignified, goat-tufted little man peered out. William Dudley Pelley was under arrest.

Thus the FBI caught up with the wiry, white-haired leader of the Silver Shirts, who once boasted that he was "the first to come out openly and unabashedly for the policies of Adolf Hitler." Sentenced to prison three months ago for violating North Carolina's blue-sky laws governing sales of securities (TIME, Feb. 2), Führer Pelley was out under $10,700 bail, waiting an appeal....

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