The Press: Republican Revolutionary?

A speech by New York's Republican Senator John Foster Dulles in his campaign for election was reported last week in routine fashion on inside pages by most New York papers. But not in the Communist Daily Worker. On Page One the Worker blared the scare headline:

DULLES SAYS HE'LL

BACK OVERTHROW

OF U.S. GOV'T vows 'BLOODY' REVOLT IF PEOPLE GAIN

This headline was probably the week's worst example of deliberate distortion.

What Dulles said was: Unless the trend to "statism" is checked, "Our children and grandchildren [will have to fight] their way back, a bloody way against the all-powerful state ... I don't believe that...

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