JUDICIARY: Back in the Fold

Russian-born William Schneiderman came to the U.S. when he was three, sucked in Marxist pap with his borscht, became a Communist when he was 17, kept mum about it when he was naturalized in 1927 (at 21), eventually became Communist state secretary for California. In 1940, the U.S. District Court in San Francisco revoked his citizenship, holding that he had "obtained his certificate of citizenship illegally" because he failed to reveal that he belonged to a party which "advised, advocated and taught the overthrow of the Government by force and violence." Communist...

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