TITLE

Longo, Biddle and Hague

AUTHOR(S)
Wiener, Willard
PUB. DATE
August 1944
SOURCE
New Republic;8/21/44, Vol. 111 Issue 8, p216
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Focuses on the case Longo case, between New Jersey State and Italian immigrant's son John Longo, which has become a national scandal because of the usurpation of civil rights of a citizen. Fight of Longo against dictatorship of Frank Hague, Mayor of Jersey City, New Jersey; Issue of fascism versus democracy; Role of Attorney General Francis Biddle in the Longo's fight against Hague; Charge levied against Longo of illegally forging his own voting record; Influence of Hague as the undisputed boss of Jersey City beyond the confines of the impoverished community; Campaign of Longo against Hague government; Claim of the Federal Bureau of Investigation regarding lack of direct evidence for any conspiracy against Longo.
ACCESSION #
14671305

 

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