Red-Baiting in Washington

Gesell, Gerhard A.; Horsky, Charles A.
June 1942
New Republic;6/8/42, Vol. 106 Issue 23, p791
Focuses on the procedural machinery system in place in the United States for handling cases of the government employees charged with subversive activities. Failure of the machinery to protect the rights of the employees; Charges of treason framed against organizations without adequate proof; Lack of coordination in the activities of the investigating agencies; Description of the problems faced by an employee once accused of subversive activities; Accusations leveled against people at all levels; Misuse of powers for political gains; Suggestions for a committee or board with advisory powers to deal with such cases, comprising of people with no governmental connection.


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