TITLE

The Bridges Case

PUB. DATE
June 1942
SOURCE
New Republic;6/8/42, Vol. 106 Issue 23, p782
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Focuses on the issue of deportation of Harry Bridges, an eminent labor leader, on charges of being a revolutionary in the U.S. Appeal of the case in the courts which may continue for many months leading to the end of war before the final action; Views that the deportation order has been an undemocratic action; Emphasis on the law and action; Belief that law being a characteristic piece of vindictive illogicality; Deportation of Bridges for being a member of revolutionary party; Danger associated with adoption of the law for preventing radicalism; Purpose of the law to prevent violent revolution in the country; Opinion that the legislation has been a departure from the principles of the U.S.
ACCESSION #
14703630

 

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