National Affairs: Plea for Honesty

Paul Howard Douglas has spent almost half his 47 years teaching political economy and sociology at the University oi Chicago. Politics has long been his avocation. In 1932 he urged all non-conservatives to vote for Norman Thomas. Last year he was the principal speaker at an anti-Nazi mass meeting.

Not until last month did Reformer Douglas achieve political office. Then he was elected alderman by the town-&-gown black-&-white fifth ward, became the most sensemaking of the 50 members of Chicago's City Council. Last week Professor-Alderman Douglas, having encountered one of the things that...

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