Investigation of Communism in New York City Distributive Trades: Hearings Before a Special Subcommittee of the Committee on Education and Labor, House of Representatives, Eightieth Congress, Second Session, Pursuant to H. Res. 111
U.S. Government Printing Office, 1948 - Clerks
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Page 796 - You do solemnly swear that you will tell the truth, the whole truth, and nothing but the truth, in answer to the several interrogatories and cross-interrogatories now to be put to you. So help you God.
Page 769 - OCTOBER 6, 1948 HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES, SPECIAL SUBCOMMITTEE OF THE COMMITTEE ON EDUCATION AND LABOR, New York, NY The subcommittee met, pursuant to adjournment, at 9 am, in room 516, Federal Building, Foley Square, Hon.
Page 788 - Mr. FISHER. That is all. Mr. KERSTEN. Just a question or two in view of your answers.
Page 793 - ... rites for Anna Damon, national secretary of the International Labor Defense, who had just died, and it happens that the other two speakers at these rites were Earl Browder and Ella Reeve Bloor, one of the oldest admitted members of the Communist Party. In August 1945 Mr. Neuburger was a member of the Citizens' Committee to Reelect Councilman Peter V. Cacchione in Brooklyn. Mr. Neuburger, according to the Worker of October 14, 1945, was to speak on the returning veteran at the Jefferson School...
Page 749 - Mr. Nicholas Carnes, of local 1250 ; Mr. William Michelson, of local 2 ; Mr. Samuel Lewis, and Mr. Carl Andren, of local 3. In addition, Mr. Sam Kovenetsky, of local 1-S, who testified before your committee that he was not a member of the Communist Party, and Miss Sadka Brown, of local 5, concerning whom you made no inquiry with reference to her Communist affiliations, took similar action with respect to their respective locals. These aforementioned individuals have consistently fronted for the Communists....
Page 770 - Cohn, will you please take the stand here? You do solemnly swear that you will tell the truth, the whole truth, and nothing but the truth, so help you God ? Mr. COHN. I do. TESTIMONY OF SIDNEY ELLIOTT COHN, ATTORNEY, NEW YORK, NY Mr. KERSTEN. Have a chair, Mr. Cohn. In the meantime, Mr. Clerk, I would wish you to get the returns on the subpenas of these other people whose names have been called. Will you state your full name, Mr.
Page 752 - ... group of these combined locals, Communist in character and inspiration. I want to read a letter that I received this morning delivered over here in court from the NLRB, and when I had the statement prepared I did not have the letter. It is addressed to me, and it says : DEAR ME.
Page 778 - I would like to have you point out to me, in the position that the local group took in these negotiations, where they agreed to any effective ultimate control•?