TRIALS: Not Guilty

Acquitted last week after a trial before a federal judge in Washington: Frederick Field, left-wing scion of Cornelius Vanderbilt and longtime wealthy of U.S. Communism. The charge: contempt of Congress in refusing to an 32 questions put to him last spring by a Senate subcommittee. Field's defense: his answers, if made, would have to incriminate him. Score to date eight congressional contempt cases: six acquittals.


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