IMMIGRATION: Bridges' Last Bridge

After 17 years and two trips to the Supreme Court, the U.S. Government has given up trying to deport Harry Bridges, 54, the Australian who rose to boss West Coast longshoremen with the help of the Communists and his own brassbound nerve. Having lost to Bridges in 1939, 1945, and 1953, the Government tried again last summer by seeking to prove Bridges lied during his naturalization in 1945, when he denied he had ever been a Communist. That failed when a federal judge found the charge unsubstantiated, leaving the way open for...

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