The federal grand jury for southern New York kicked over its traces last week, running away from the Truman Administration over the problem of American subversives in the U.N. In the past nine months, a hundred witnesses appeared before the jurors; they left behind a shocking impression of Red infiltration at the U.N.'s high levels. But Washington, through the Justice and State Departments, tried to sidetrack and block the inquiry. In a thunderous presentment, shaking off all attempts to restrain it, the grand jury made public its findings. Main points:

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