National Affairs: On the Run

The operation on the C.I.O.'s Communist-line wing was performed with a meat ax by a stern and rejuvenated Philip Murray and his staff of strategists. Leaders of the biggest Red-run union of them all, the United Electrical Workers Union, did not even show their faces on the convention floor. They huddled in Cleveland's Allerton Hotel, sniffing the cold, strange wind and making distant and preposterous sounds of defiance. A day before they and their little brothers, the Farm Equipment Workers, were expelled, they packed their bags and fled.

Halo & Goodbye. It was Communst Party-Liner Harry Bridges who stood his ground. Party...

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