COMMUNISTS: The Way of the Dupe

The first project of the spanking new American Peace Crusade had a familiar ring: a "peace pilgrimage" to Washington to protest the "armaments race," to demand that the U.S. recognize Communist China and get out of Korea. Among the sponsors were the same tired names the Communists use over & over, in slightly different combinations, for all their fronts: Singer Paul Robeson; Ben Gold, president of the International Fur Workers; Author Howard Fast (see below); Artist Rockwell Kent. There was one other useful name and a distinguished one: Author Thomas Mann.

At the Mann home in California, Mann's daughter Erika...

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