Chunky George A. Meyers, head of the Communist Party in Maryland and the District of Columbia, dropped by the Baltimore Evening Sun one day last week to voice a complaint. Everywhere he went, said Meyers, he was surrounded by FBI agents. They hung around outside his apartment, followed him to the store, even accompanied him to theater washrooms. To prove his point, he pointed to three men who were peering at him through the glass windows of the Sun's newsroom.

Less than an hour later, the FBI stopped playing cat & mouse. G-men arrested five Communist leaders (including Meyers) who had...

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