Pudgy, owlish Communist Gerhart Eisler, reputed to be the Comintern's boss in the U.S., was convicted again. On June 27, he had been sentenced to a year in jail and fined $1,000 for contempt of Congress. Last week, a month and a day after he was brought to trial in Wiashington's District Court, a federal jury of seven men and five women found him guilty of passport fraud. Maximum penalty: five years and $5,000 fine.

Free for 30 days on a $20,000 bond, while his attorneys filed motions for a new trial, Soviet...

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