PREJUDICE: The Fake Oath

Passed from hand to hand under tables, slipped under doors, sent anonymously through the mails, an old and notorious piece of anti-Catholic propaganda turned up last week in scattered cities and towns, mostly in the South. Part of a spreading anti-Catholic campaign against Presidential Candidate John F. Kennedy, the document purports to be the oath of the Knights of Columbus, a 1,000,000-member fraternal order of Roman Catholic men (Kennedy is a member). Sample quote from one version of the fake oath: * "I do further promise and declare that I will, when opportunity presents, wage relentless war, secretly and...

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