COMMUNISTS: Peace, It's Wonderful

U.S. Communists finally got their party line straightened out. After first hailing MacArthur's firing as "good riddance" of an "arrogant militarist," they discovered that Moscow wanted them to concentrate more on smearing Harry Truman for keeping the Korean war going. Secretary General Eugene Dennis, now out on $30,000 appeal bail as one of the eleven convicted Communist conspirators, issued a cliché-packed manifesto to set the comrades right.

"We are only at the beginning of the big political struggles unleashed by the MacArthur affair," wrote he. "We have been slow in getting off...

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