If ham-fisted Congressman Martin Dies had been able to call Orson Welles's Martians before his Committee to Investigate Un-American Activities he could not have extracted a more lurid story than he got last week. Witnesses testified in all seriousness to their belief in:

1) A Jewish-Communist plot to overthrow the U. S. Government next August by the ingenious means of bringing in 150,000 Communists, mostly ex-Loyalist Spaniards. The importees would seize U. S. arsenals, take over public utilities and transportation facilities. Meanwhile, rich Jewish conspirators would unload their securities, creating financial...

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