INVESTIGATIONS: Black List

As President Truman had directed, Attorney General Tom Clark last week issued his list of "totalitarian, fascist, Communist or subversive" organizations. It is to be used as a guide for the President's Loyalty Review Board in judging the loyalty of federal employees.

Clark's black list of 90 organizations, compiled from the files of the FBI and other Government bureaus, contained no surprises to newsmen and others who cover the Communist front. Under the Communist Party, it listed seven "affiliate" committees, among them the Labor Research Association Inc. and the Committee to Aid the Fighting South. It listed several disbanded outfits, but...

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