Education: Communists in the Schools

In the past ten years, New Yorkers have been hearing a lot from Mrs. Bella Dodd. A former political science teacher at Manhattan's Hunter College, she was a founder of the Redlined New York Teachers Union, in 1943 openly joined the Communist Party, and worked her way up to its national executive committee. There, she served her cause at the top of her lungs. She picketed, argued, denounced —until in 1949, the party suddenly expelled her for "fascist and anti-working-class activities."

Last week a remorseful Bella Dodd ("God help me for what I did!")...

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