The Press: Dissertation on Red Pig

In any place but Manhattan's Communist Daily Worker, the letter would have passed for a piece of broad satire. But not in the humorless Worker. Last month Writer Walter Lowenfels had written an article in the Worker on the high cost of meat entitled "This Little Piggie Went to Market"—and had thereby tripped over the party line. Last week, in a letter to the Worker, he told how it had all been a horrible mistake:

"The question I have put to myself is this: How did a story that was originally provoked by anger at the high price of supposedly 'cheap' cuts...