National Affairs: Unruffled

Month ago, after sending agents into Kentucky to explore alleged WPA activities in behalf of Senator "Dear Alben" Barkley's renomination, the Senate Campaign Investigating Committee handed a bill of particulars to WPAdministrator Harry Hopkins and asked him: What about it? Last week, having had no reply from Mr. Hopkins, Chairman Sheppard of the committee prodded Mr. Hopkins with another letter. This time he used strong phrases—"flagrantly violated," "criminal statutes." The committee declared that its evidence, supported by more than 100 affidavits, showed that:

1) All WPAsters in Russell and Pulaski Counties had been carefully checked over as to their political affiliations by...