Communists: Breathes There a Jury With Soul So Pure?

In Washington last week the U.S. Communist Party went on trial for the second time-for failing to register as an agent of the Soviet Union. Whatever the outcome, the party can hardly claim it has a prejudiced jury.

In an elaborate screening process, agreed on by Government and party attorneys beforehand and designed to ferret out both pro-and anti-Communist bias, Judge William B. Jones asked the eight women and four men picked to hear the case in U.S. District Court to swear that they 1) did not regard the Communist Party as "subversive"...

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