John Santo, back-of-the-throne boss of the C.I.O.'s powerful Transport Workers Union, sat last week like Gilbert & Sullivan's Baronet of Ruddigore watching the ghostly march of his dead ancestors. In a drive against alien Reds, the Government was trying to prove that alien-born John Santo was a Communist and subject to deportation. As witnesses against him the Government had rounded up a batch of repentant Communists.

In a cavernous Immigration and Naturalization Service office in Manhattan, the ghosts of Santo's past pointed their fingers at him. They also lifted a corner of...

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