RADICALS: It Seemed Like a Good Week

To Lew Schwellenbach it seemed like a good week for it. During the 20 months that he had been Secretary of Labor, when the Administration was trying to get along with Russia, he had never made a single public utterance about U.S. Communists. Then a fortnight ago Lew learned of the line the President was going to take. He confided some of his own ideas to Harry Truman. The day before the speech on Greece, Lew appeared before the House labor committee.

"Why should we recognize the Communist Party in the United States?" he...

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