COMMUNISTS: Gone Underground

During nearly three years of argument, trials, appeals and other due processes of law, U.S. Communism's eleven leaders had gone on scribbling their denunciations of U.S. "imperialism," organizing demonstrations, beating the drums for the

Chinese "volunteers" in Korea and posturing publicly as patriotic political thinkers. But last week, just as the deliberate arm of law at last reached for them, there were wild squeals of outrage and the sound of scuttering feet. Four of the eleven were taking it on the lam.

In Manhattan's federal district court, General Secretary Eugene Dennis and the...

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