COMMUNISTS: Conviction Upheld

Upheld by the U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in San Francisco: the perjury conviction of Harry Bridges, president of the International Longshoremen's and Warehousemen's Union, for swearing on a naturalization petition that he had never been a Communist. Also upheld:

1) an order revoking Bridges' citizenship,

2) conviction of two Bridges aides for conspiring to defraud the Government at his naturalization hearing. Bridges, under sentence of five years and free under $25,000 bail, will appeal.

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