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THE PLOTTERS (408 pp.)—John Roy Carlson—Dutton ($3.50).

Ever since his Under Cover became a surprising best-seller (TIME, Aug. 23, 1943), earnest undercoverman John Roy Carlson has kept hot on the trail of U.S. extremists, right & left. Using his pen name of Carlson* or any of several others suited to his purpose, he has applied for membership in the Communist Party and the Ku Klux Klan, listened to orations by the notorious George Van Horn Moseley and Gerald L. K. Smith, corresponded with a string of characters from the Atlantic to the Pacific, including...

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