RADICALS: Disloyal Americans

In the past year, 793 Government employees have been fired for disloyalty to the U.S. This was the estimate last week of the Civil Service Commission, which reported that quiet investigations had also flushed out 18 other "disloyal" jobholders, who resigned. Civil Service Commissioner Arthur Flemming estimated that before the investigations were over, about 3,200 of the Government's 2,000,000-plus employees would be tagged as disloyal. The report did not define the shades of disloyalty. The War Department alone gave a hint: 158 of the 190 civilian employees it had fired were "ineligible...

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