The Press: The Fall of Milton Murray

Judged by the advance notices of the Right v. Left split in the C.I.O. American Newspaper Guild, its 14th annual convention in Sioux City, Iowa last week was to be a finish fight. As it turned out, both Right and Left concentrated, for different reasons, on removing garrulous Guild President Milton Meadowcroft Murray. They succeeded.

Elected six years ago on an anti-Communist platform, Murray had made enemies, Right and Left. At the convention he accused his once-close associate, Executive Vice President Sam Eubanks (who is also anti-Red, but now more anti-Murray) of heading a...

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