COMMUNISTS: A Moral Certainty

Said Harry Bridges, as he folded his lean frame into the familiar San Francisco witness chair last week: "I'm not a pacifist. I'm against aggression ... I will continue to speak out against war and if I haven't got that right, I may as well go to jail right now."

Said the U.S. prosecutor: "Harry Bridges is a dangerous enemy to our society and a threat to our national security. He is a source of comfort to our enemy. He is the enemy." By urging his longshoremen to oppose U.S. action in Korea, Bridges had lost his right to...

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