The Christian American Cabal

Fuller, Helen
January 1943
New Republic;1/25/43, Vol. 108 Issue 4, p115
Focuses on the effort of Democratic reactionaries to use the traditional Southern bloc against U.S. President Franklin D. Roosevelt. Plans of Frank Dixon, Governor of Alabama and Texas Senator W. Lee O'Daniel to influence the Congress against the President; Plans of leading Democratic and Republican reactionaries to pass an anti-people tax bill and the O'Daniel model anti labor legislation; Effort of Dixon to overcome the traditional antagonisms between the political bosses of the south Alabama Blackbelt and of north Alabama industry; Role of Vance Muse, Secretary Treasurer of the Christians Americans in bringing about closer relationship between the forces of reaction in the Southern states looking toward 1944 and toward influencing Congress in this session; Intentions of Muse and the Christian American Organization during the session; View that citizens of Alabama are not going to like American fascism into their state, which is being welcomed by some on Alabama's old men; Revival of the Senate Lobby Investigating Committees to fight lobbying.


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