The Press Gang--Up on the PAG

Maquire, Fred
October 1944
New Republic;10/30/44, Vol. 111 Issue 18, p558
Reports that the reactionary arm of the U.S. press, the Nazi press and the Republican National Committee, have joined up on the issue of Political Action Committee of the Congress of Industrial Organizations (CIO-PAC). Presentation of statements from different journals; Similarity of the tone and content irrespective of the allegiance of the press in criticizing CIO-PAC; Allegations on CIO-PAC being of Communist ideology; Criticism of the use of lies in editorials, suppression and distortion of news; Claims that CIO-PAC has been supporting policies of Franklin D. Roosevelt, the U.S. President; Views that the hue and cry over the freedom of press meant to free the press from government interference.


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