The Press: The Man in the Middle

Hearst Columnist George Sokolsky, 60, in the words of one of his friends, "can be called the high priest of militant U.S. anti-Communism." Last week the high priest became a key figure in the McCarthy v. the Army battle. The Army's Counselor John Adams testified that Columnist Sokolsky acted as a go-between who tried to make peace between McCarthy and the Army, and the terms were pretty much McCarthy's terms. Sokolsky, said Adams, proposed to him that if the Army gave Private G. David Schine some of the special treatment McCarthy and Roy...

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