National Affairs: Proletarian Detour

One day last week Miss Sally Bright, a deputy U. S. marshal at Raleigh, had a safe and simple chore to do at North Carolina's Central Prison. She subpoenaed Prisoner No. 34,722 to testify before the Dies Committee in Washington.

The blond, fattening, ruddy man of 43 who received her summons had a bitter and significant story for Congressman Martin Dies. That worthy and his co-committeemen could have read the story at any time since 1937, when Fred Erwin Beal told all in his book, Proletarian Journey. But a detour for Prisoner Beal from...

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