U.S. At War: Prediction Fulfilled

During his primary campaign, New York's Congressman Ham Fish was linked to jailed Bundist Fritz Kuhn in a newspaper ad. The ad was paid for by a committee headed by Playwright Maxwell Anderson. Promptly Ham Fish sued for $250,000 libel. Sniffed Anderson: "It is his practice to bring suits during a campaign, make a big howl about them and then drop them quietly when the campaign is over." Last week, the campaign over (TIME, Aug. 14), Ham Fish quietly dropped his suit.

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