RADICALS: The Dupes

Massachusetts' stolid, solid Senator Leverett Saltonstall smelled something fishy last week, and it was not Boston cod.

The Senator sat down and wrote to the National Council of American-Soviet Friendship: "The Council ... has been taking positions on matters of policy affecting our Government's relation with the Government of Russia. ... I became a sponsor of the American-Soviet Friendship during the war. ... As you know, I have never been consulted by your officers or executive committee on any position that your organization has taken. . . . Please withdraw my name."

Chairman of American-Soviet Friendship is Rev. William Howard...

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