The Press: Red on the City Desk

Congress, which has investigated Communists on the stage, screen and radio, last .week got around to the U.S. press. Before the House Un-American Activities Committee appeared Charles W. Judson, 42. He freely admitted that, under the party alias of "Peter Steele," he had been a member of the Communist Party from 1937 to 1941 at the same time he was city editor of the Los Angeles Daily News (circ. 209,000). Judson, now senior associate editor of California's Fortnight magazine and a militant antiCommunist, named 16 others as members of the party's Newspaper Unit...

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