Q. "Are you an alien?"
A. "I am."
Q. "Are you a member of the Communist Party?"
Q. "Have you at any time been a member of the Communist Party?"
Last week in a small dining room at the U. S. Immigration station on Angel Island in San Francisco Bay, these questions & answers started and summarized the most important deportation hearing of the decade. Answerer was Harry Bridges, the long-nosed bony Australian whose power over Pacific longshore labor won him top rank in C. I. O. Hanging on his answers was hard-boiled Dean James M. ("Chink") Landis of Harvard Law...