Under the stage direction of Wisconsin's senior Senator, the La Follette Civil Liberties Committee closed its investigation of Chicago's Memorial Day massacre last week in a tingling series of hearings. For nearly a month Senator La Follette had been building for this climax. All through the week a big screen and projection machine reminded audiences in the Senate Caucus Room that the finale was to be the suppressed Paramount newsreel of the riot outside the Republic Steel plant which cost the lives of ten men (TIME, June 7 et seq.).

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