IN a televised fireside chat last week, Adlai Stevenson reviewed some of the major issues of the presidential campaign. One of the problems he discussed was that of Communists in Government.

"These mortal enemies," said Stevenson, "cannot be permitted to get close to the bloodstream of America, particularly its Government. I don't believe oaths and affidavits are much good, for a real Communist never hesitates to lie. Nor is catching and punishing Communists after their treachery enough to end the hazard.

"I think generally the post-screening of Government employees and the quiet, effective, professional work of the FBI is the best way to...

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