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Facts Forum. Facts Forum News, Vol. 4, No. 6, June 1955 - File 063. 1955-06. University of Houston Libraries. University of Houston Digital Library. Web. November 19, 2019. https://digital.lib.uh.edu/collection/1352973/item/1539/show/1532.

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Title Facts Forum News, Vol. 4, No. 6, June 1955
Alternate Title Facts Forum News, Vol. IV, No. 6, June 1955
Series Title Facts Forum News
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  • Facts Forum
Contributor
  • Evans, Medford
Publisher Facts Forum
Date June 1955
Language eng
Subject
  • Anti-communist movements
  • Conservatism
  • Politics and government
  • Hunt, H. L.
Place
  • Dallas, Texas
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  • journals (periodicals)
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  • Text
Identifier AP2.F146 v. 4 1955; OCLC: 1352973
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  • University of Houston Libraries
  • Facts Forum News
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Transcript PF PULSE RATING Pulse. Ine.. has completed ils surve) for the month of March, 1955, of the radio listening habits of the Raleigh, V <... radio audience. Facts Forum's L2-minute pro and con discussion ,,l national issues l>\ Dan Smoot. (WPTF, 680, 1:15-1 :30 pan. Sundays) received the highest rating of any program in that lime segmenl a rating nf 6.0 which means thai 2'> per Cenl of eill renliiis iii use- eil lhal time Were tuned to this program, lhe program wilh ihe nexl largesl listening audience retieel 3.0. What they're saying . . . about FACTS FORUM I Iii- magazine i- just rli«- sorl of tiling we have needed for ;i long, long linn'. I am look- tog forward !<> the next issue. Mrs, Fred E. Epton Statr Chairman National Defense Oregon Society, l» \K i::l:' N.E. Glisan Si. Portland 13, Oregon * *. Facts Forum News i- a wonderful maga- ^ne to air our pros ami cons. 1 read it from Cover fn cover, find ii enlightening and educational, ami then si-nil ii nn tn others. Dit. Bertha li. Linincer 1349 < herokee, Vpt. 122 Hollywood 28, Calif. I was very much interested ami impressed u"li the discussion between Mi. Dan Smool •ind Dr. [■'red ('„ Schwarz ["Communism and Intellectuals," p. 2] I would greatly appreciate two copies.... CoNCREssMAr^ Jackson I'.. ( iiasi (R-Neb.) House of Representatives Washington, D. C. • -.Lei me say that I consider y idea ''.' giving ilif pros ami runs of public ques- ""i- a very good one also your idea nl fanning discussion groups in local commun- ""■-- These, together m iili your efforts to v)"iiulati' people in think about public ques- |""is by writing letters tn editors, constitute 8 r,,al public service mn- Inn- overdue.... V,\ wi.i.i.i m. S. \li Vllisi i ii Bayard, Neb. I enjoyed reading your magazine and wish 'i'' had more nf your kind nl magazine for ""' I -S. people, who are so badl) informed. Keen un th.- ernod work; we need honest critical time. Mrs. Vnna Chennault I Mrs. i laire I.. Chennaull' IDiio Cole Vve., Monroe, Louisiana SECURITY INVESTIGATIONS pee . ""'i' up tin- sa "■formation in llii We consider the articl ill MINI \ pril • i ■ ■ - ■'■> i — ii.-.. . dealing with the I nited Vi Peace in Our Time 19 "'"'I* e„„| ,|„- subje 10 he especially valuable ■he writer ee.ea aleeiitt tei inquire if it ""n<l met lee- worthwhile Im- mmi tn prepare Uch articles, and you liee\.' anticipated this "'li.,, ,.„„.,„. We congratulate you nn tliis work. 1.11 ine.i: It. I'e i\\ i e ie. Treasurer Valfej Paper I pany, Holyoke, Mass. (Continued from Page 2.) nists. Bul their dislike- is nol ei bitter thing, ll is kindly and nostalgic. Man) of the greal liberals who iiscel to support the Communisl Fronts openly bul who nowadays eeill themselves anti-Communists have nol really changed their own social, political, eunl ethical poinl "I view. They ein- merely disgruntled with the Communists for nol bringing about the Socialisl I topia which the Communists promised einel in which they still place their naive Faith. Such liberals do nol hate the Communists as people who have betrayed Atncricei. Rattier, iht'v are impatient with the Communists because, in their queer code, the Communists have betrayed Marxism. This may or may not adequately explain why so many prominent Americans who are heirs oi a greal tradition of freedom, who look upon themselves .is ihe keepers of ihe nation's conscience, who seem really to believe thai they eire dedicated to lhe cause of human justice in the world, can nonetheless lie found consistently following the line eunl supporting lhe cause ol international communism. HOPE TO RENDER FBI INEFFECTIVE Whatever their motives (whatever the explanation for their motives) the fact remains thai lhe big push is on—to find seenii' means of rendering J. Edgar Ih,over eunl the FBI ineffective as anti- Communists. The anti-anti-Communists. flushed with reeenl victories, are oul lo slop eill of the effective investigations of communism which lieiM- proven so embarrassing lo them. Thev are a powerful and persuasive' lot. Fortunately, however, we Americans still lieue men from both political parties in the Congress eunl Senate of the United Slates who can read and understand whal they read nun who know thai the international Communist conspiracj has already cost the- li\cs eif thousands of American soldiers; who know thai today innocent American boys are in Chinese Communisl prisons; and wlm know thai every American Communisl shares the guilt for the indescribable crimes againsl humanity which the Communists have already committed. In addition lo such nun as Senator Jenner, whose stature ets an anti-Corn- tnunist is second to none, we have, for example, Senator John McGellan, who (despite his own differences with Joe McCarthy) took up when- McCarthy was forced to leave off eiml actually found out who did promote Peress. \\ e have staunch men in \\ ashington who will not give up the fight againsl communism, despite eill political pres- sures, eis long ei- they receive encouragement from lhe American people. Bibliography "Hiilcs fur Inquiries Cannot Save Freedom," lev II.,n Hi.1,11.a The Nation, Mar. 31. PCI. I','. 234ff. "(lain Defends I s<- nl 5th Amendment, X,,c York Times. Mar. 19, 1955. Constitution nf thr United Statr-.. Article VI. ■ \ \rw Voice For fVmeriea," by William 0. Douglas, The Progressive, November, 1953, pp. 6-9. "Should Congress Investigate? liv Ernest Angell, Saturday Review ni Literature. Feh. I'd. 1').",.",. pp. 'Iff. "He.I Peril eet Peak, Browne]! Asserts," Vew ).„/. Times, Sept. 1. 1953. "Another Kind of Danger," Collier's, July 9, 1954, p. 101 "(iuilt In- Education," Tlie Nation, Feb. 13, 1954, ii. 122. "Loyalty, Suspicion, eunl the Tightening I ham. I,\ I'eaiieiiilin Ginzburg, The Reporter, July 6. 1954, I.,,. Kill. "Suicide "I the Rich," In Eugene Lyons, lliiiiutii Events, Oct. 27, 1954. -Heals „„,| Our ( hill, le,'-." |„ J. |S. \|,„. thews, imerican Mercury, July, 1953, pp. Mi. "Apathj and Atrocity," Newsweek, Vug, IT. 1953, |,. 21. "Te. Help Speae,1 Money," Time. lug. 30, IT,I. |'. III. "I'll.' Fortnight," Freeman, Sept. 21. 1953, PP. 905-906. "Sin- Read It in tin- Papers," In Victor Lasky. Freeman, May IK. 1953, pp. 596ff. Permanent Subcommittee me Investigations, Congressional Imlex. 1955-56, tilth Congress, p. 1007. AUTHOR NOW KNOWN M.n 3, 1955 I lentlemen: (in peia,' 'lu "I your \piil edition ol Facts Forum News, vein published ei peuaiily ,el Lincoln's Gettysburg Aelelre-ss—"Author Unknown." While it is true- theet the- author i- unknown, lie does have ee name. The penaaK wees first printed iii "\ Line O' Type Or Tu,," which is ei column en the Chicago Daily Tribune. This was eleene' in their ealitieeil nf Fri.lay. March 18, 1919. Ne,,,' that timea it lues been reprinted extensively, reaching it- highest circulation in ihe March 10, 1952. edition of Time magazine. The eeieilinrsliip "I tlie- parody wees acknowledged hv Time in their "Letters" column in th,' edition .'I March 31, 1952. Uong with the acknowledgment wees ei comment from a Mr Richard 11. Waddell .'I Los Vngeles, California. IL; wrote: "Your parody mi Lincoln's greal Gettysburg Address represents hen! tei-te- in the extreme! 'teens ei^ee the) were deseerating llie Twenty-Third Psalm in the' seinie childish manner, and it eeeesn't especially younp even then." 1 quote Mr. Waddell out nf respeel for your peissieen for giving both shies nf ei story. Ind "I course, lie unknown author is K\ \3 Jones 3'7I I Berwyn Vve. Chicago 25, III. 2 H ;:-.-.-33. v x;.;.;v :;:■.■•:■:•:'5 **ACTS S FORUM NKWS, June, 1955 PaKc 61
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