The Press: To Take the Pressure Off

After Collier's last month ran an article titled "I Was Called Subversive," the magazine was pelted with complaints. They leveled charges of "pro-Communism" at Collier's and at the author, Mrs. Dorothy Frank, a California housewife, who had defended UNESCO courses in Los Angeles public schools. Some at the same time demanded that Collier's (circ. 3,100,000) fire Associate Fiction Editor Bucklin Moon, who was charged with "a long record of Red-front affiliations." The two complaints had no direct connection, since Moon had nothing to do with Collier's buying or running the article. Nevertheless, last...

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