RADICALS: Unemployed

Up the Capitol steps at Washington last week tramped a delegation of 150 jobless under Communist leadership. Quietly they marched past police guards into the House corridors to petition Speaker Longworth for Unemployment insurance. He would not see them. Some of them straggled up into the House gallery. From that vantage point one Fred Kearns of Pittsburgh arose, began to shout: "I protest! I protest against the arrest of —." Over his wide-open mouth was clapped the hand of Chief Doorkeeper Bert Kennedy. Angry cries from the House floor: "Throw him out!...

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