COMMUNISTS: Beat Me Again, Massa

Ever since the Communists kicked him out of the party as a deviationist, Earl Browder has worn the wistful air of a man denied even the chance to do penance for his sins. During the trial of eleven top U.S. Communists last year, he cried: "I'm the one who should be on trial. I was the original conspirator." But nobody in the U.S. paid any attention to him. The Russians—who had left him dangling on their payroll as a publisher's representative—roused only long enough to yawn and take his job away from him.

But last week the onetime U.S. Communist chieftain...

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