COMMUNISTS: Roundup No. 2

Before sunup over New York City one day last week, 100 FBI agents climbed into 25 Buicks and began moving through the slumbering city. Precisely at 7 a.m., FBI fingers rapped on doors or punched doorbells at 20 homes. The second big roundup of U.S. Communists had begun.

Within a few hours, twelve men and four women were arrested in New York and one man in Pittsburgh. They and four others—missed in the first day's roundup —were indicted under the Smith Act by a New York federal grand jury, on charges of conspiring...

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