BOARDS & BUREAUS: The Watchful Eye

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A Communist settled confidently into the witness chair in Manhattan's federal courtroom last week and started his familiar spiel. Witness Anthony Krchmarek, a minor Communist functionary from Ohio, had come to lend his assurance that the party would not harm even a flea, much less overthrow a Government. He soon found himself talking into the teeth of some expert testimony from a fellow Ohioan: William Cummings, a Toledo auto worker who had spent six years among the Communists as an undercover agent for the FBI.

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