Hatchet Job on the Fund for the Republic

September 1955
New Republic;9/26/55, Vol. 133 Issue 13, p4
Focuses on charges made against the organization Fund for the Republic (FFR) by the U.S. Senate Internal Security Subcommittee (ISS) and the organization American Legion. Warning given by national commander of the American Legion Seaborn P. Collins to his comrades regarding their association with the FFR; Reason behind calling Mary G. Knowles, a librarian at the Plymouth Meeting Library in Pennsylvania, to the witness chair for the third time by the ISS; Criticism of the board of directors of the FFR by those who worked together against the election of U.S. Senator Clifford Case in New Jersey; Information on grants received by the FFR; Views of Robert M. Hutchins, President of the FFR, about the purpose of the organization.


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