The Washington Inquisition

May 1943
New Republic;5/24/43, Vol. 108 Issue 21, p683
Focuses on charges of radicalism against liberals in the Dies Committee report. Setting up of Kerr Committee to verify allegations labeled against the liberals by Dies Committee; Removal of Dr. Robert Morss Lovett, Government Secretary of the Virgin Islands, on charges of being associated with organizations which are plotting to overthrow the U.S. government; Violation of Anglo-Saxon judicial procedure; Criticism of the process of punishing a guilty man without trial and public testimony with the law barring him to appeal to a higher tribunal; Degeneration of representative-government in the U.S.


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