IMMIGRANTS: Not Just Numbers

Two years ago the S.S. Marine Flasher put into New York with the first postwar group of Europe's displaced persons. Their entry had been eased a little, but not much, by presidential directive. Since then only a corporal's guard—some 36,000—of the continent's driven D.P. army of 900,000 have been permitted to push past the gates.

How had they been received and how had they fared? Last week, as the U.S. observed "I Am an American" Day, the answers could be found in hundreds of U.S. cities and whistle stops. The answers were heartening....

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