National Affairs: Jersey Justice

When workers in the silk mills of Paterson, N. J., were on strike in 1924, some of them met in a local hall to rehash their grievances. The police forbade them to hold another such meeting. Roger N. Baldwin, an angular idealist from New York, whose mission in life as a director of the American Civil Liberties Union includes attending and abetting important strikes, was in Paterson at the time. When he heard of the police order, he marshalled some young women, gave them a U. S. flag to carry and with several others...

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