RACES: Declaration of War

Paul Robeson knew what it was like to be popular—as an All America football star, as a concert artist who packed halls from coast to coast and made a fortune. In recent years, he had also learned what it meant to be unpopular—for being a party-liner and saying he preferred Russia to the U.S. Only last week a fellow Negro denounced him before a congressional committee as a would-be "black Stalin."

Mrs. Paul Robeson, a leftwinger herself, wrote a letter to the Springfield (Mass.) Union. It was a little slick, and studded with the tag ends of party phrases, but also...

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