May 1952
New Republic;5/26/52, Vol. 126 Issue 21, p6
The article reports and comments on current events making news during the week of May 26, 1952. A number of items are covered including the criminal prosecution of Ku Klux Klan members in North and South Carolina, the making public of certain letters written by senator Joseph McCarthy and the activities of the organization Americans for Democratic Action.


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