Lynch Law in Washington

May 1943
New Republic;5/31/43, Vol. 108 Issue 22, p720
Presents information about the appropriation bill passed by the U.S. House of Representatives. Features of the bill includes a clause that forbid the payments of salaries to Robert Morss Lovett, Goodwin Watson and William E. Dodd, all government servants, who are charged with affiliation with seditious groups; Expectation that the Senate may reverse the action of the House; Document of U.S. Secretary of Interiors Harold LeClair Ickes in defending Lovett, an employee of his own department; Criticism of the decision of the Dies-Kerr Committees.


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