The Press: Two Plus Two Equals Red

Philosophy Instructor Frederick Woltman was kicked off the University of Pittsburgh faculty in 1929, accused of being a "Red." He wasn't; he had written an article in the American Mercury attacking police brutality in a coal strike, and the Governor did not like it. Roy Howard did. He hired Woltman to do his crusading as a reporter on the New York World-Telegram.

After 18 years, Frederick Woltman is still a crusader, but nobody would call him a Red. Last month he won a Pulitzer Prize for his exposures of U.S. Communists. Unlike many reporters working the same rich field, Woltman usually has...

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