National Affairs: Prayer for May Day

Last week brought May Day to the world and the world's Communists (see INTERNATIONAL). In the U.S., the Communists threw off wartime restraint, whooped it up like old times.

In Manhattan, some 30,000 marchers (the Daily Worker claimed 80,000) paraded for six hours. Banners shouted: "The Truman Way Is Not the U.N. Way" —"Buy Only Union-Made Bread." At Union Square, a crowd of 10,000 listened to shrill speeches, lustily sang Solidarity Forever.

While the cheers & jeers still echoed from the square's shabby buildings, Roman Catholics gathered all over the country for special services. At Manhattan's St. Patrick's Cathedral there were 10,000,...

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