Keyword
in
Collection
Date
to
Facts Forum News, Vol. 4, No. 10, November 1955
File 007
Citation
MLA
APA
Chicago/Turabian
Facts Forum. Facts Forum News, Vol. 4, No. 10, November 1955 - File 007. 1955-11. University of Houston Libraries. University of Houston Digital Library. Web. October 28, 2020. https://digital.lib.uh.edu/collection/1352973/item/629/show/566.

Disclaimer: This is a general citation for reference purposes. Please consult the most recent edition of your style manual for the proper formatting of the type of source you are citing. If the date given in the citation does not match the date on the digital item, use the more accurate date below the digital item.

Facts Forum. (1955-11). Facts Forum News, Vol. 4, No. 10, November 1955 - File 007. Facts Forum News, 1955-1956. University of Houston Libraries. Retrieved from https://digital.lib.uh.edu/collection/1352973/item/629/show/566

Disclaimer: This is a general citation for reference purposes. Please consult the most recent edition of your style manual for the proper formatting of the type of source you are citing. If the date given in the citation does not match the date on the digital item, use the more accurate date below the digital item.

Facts Forum, Facts Forum News, Vol. 4, No. 10, November 1955 - File 007, 1955-11, Facts Forum News, 1955-1956, University of Houston Libraries, accessed October 28, 2020, https://digital.lib.uh.edu/collection/1352973/item/629/show/566.

Disclaimer: This is a general citation for reference purposes. Please consult the most recent edition of your style manual for the proper formatting of the type of source you are citing. If the date given in the citation does not match the date on the digital item, use the more accurate date below the digital item.

URL
Embed Image
Compound Item Description
Title Facts Forum News, Vol. 4, No. 10, November 1955
Alternate Title Facts Forum News, Vol. IV, No. 10, November 1955
Series Title Facts Forum News
Creator
  • Facts Forum
Publisher Facts Forum
Date November 1955
Language eng
Subject
  • Anti-communist movements
  • Conservatism
  • Politics and government
  • Hunt, H. L.
Place
  • Dallas, Texas
Genre
  • journals (periodicals)
Type
  • Text
Identifier AP2.F146 v. 4 1955; OCLC: 1352973
Collection
  • University of Houston Libraries
  • Facts Forum News
Rights No Copyright - United States
Item Description
Title File 007
Transcript TtfUND FOR THE REPUBLIC? School of Law, Columbia I niversity, New York, wets given a fellowship by the fund for "research assistance in preparing the 1956 Edward Douglass White lectures." Gellhorn was a member of the ('ommittee on Administrative Law ."nl Agencies of the National Lawyers Guild. The Guild was cited as a "Com- munist-front which i- the foremost legal bulwark of the Communisl party, its front organization, eunl controlled unions," by the House Committee em Un- American Activities in 1950. (See III VI. Guide To Subversive Organizations .nul Publications, 1951, page 85; mil Report, Tax-Exempl Foundations, 1954, pag.' 288). Gellhorn weis listed eis ei member of the National Committee of the International Juridical Association, which was a Walter S. Steele, whose testimony identified Professor Robert E. Cushman of Cornell University, Consultant to the Fund for the Republic, as a member of the Advisory Committee of the Moscow University Summer School. Communist-fronl and an offshool of the International Labor Defense." The International Juridical Association heis been cited eis em "organization which activel) defended Communists eiml consistently followed tic Communisl party line'." He ueis ei member "I tin' Board eif Sponsors °f iln' National Emergency Conference ■or Democratic Rights in 191(1. emd weis ■I member "I tin' Non-Partisan Commit- ''''■ for The Re-election of Congressman 'it" Marcantonio. Both organizations nave been cited as subversive and Com- "Hllli-1 ley the Special (lommittee on I n- 'merican Activities eunl the California Committee on I n-American Activities. (See HUAC, Guide To Subversive Or Ionizations and Publications, 1951, Pages 63, 83, emd 91; and Report, Tax- Exempt Foundations, 1951. page 288). FUND FOR WHICH REPUBLIC? asks Russell Turner, staff assistant lo Fulton Lewis, Jr. Reprinted 1>\ special permission <>f Human Events ACCUMULATING evidence eef the ultra- liberalism and blatant anti-anti-communism of the $15,000,000 tax-free Fund for the Republic has spawned ei new gag line appended by some to any mention of the organization's name: "Which Republic?" The evidence, accumulated during the Fund's two eiml ei heilf years of actual operation, shows conclusively iheil its true objectives are to convince gullibles thai the domestic Communisl menace is eiml always has been a myth, to slop any effective investigations of Red operations and influences, emd to smother anti-communism wherever it may crop up. Tin' evidence is that ii would put an e-nel lei everv form of personnel security program, in or oul of government; that il would have the country accepl eit face value tin' self-appraisal of the Com munisl Parly. I'.S.A.. as simply ei domestic political movement, despite legis- lative, executive and judicial findings that it i- ei subversive conspiracy »li- rected from Moscow eunl designed tei overthrow our government. Officials of The Fund for the Republic say its purpose i- tee determine, and reporl to the people on. the steitus of civil rights and liberties guaranteed them by the Constitution, emd to seek tie,- removal of emv restrictions on those rights emd liberties. PROOF OF THE PUDDING Bul the- proof herein lie's in eleael-. mil in platitudinous protestations. And the freewheeling, ofttimes devious deeds of the' I'uiiir- officials with il- fifteen million tax-free dollars do nol jibe with their words. Man) "f the deeds are listed in lhe recently-issued Reporl of Fund President, Roberl Maynard Hutchins, "iih carefully-chosen, high-sounding descriptions, lhe' glamor disappears, however, when lln- page i- lifted for a look under the Slllfelea-. Two of ils mii-l enlightening sections arc its li-l "I grants, emd its lisl nf "books, articles and other materials" which heis been distributed hy The Fund for the' Republic. ll is here, for instance, that is found evidence of the Fund's faith in Dr. J. Roberl Oppenheimer and its refused to accepl tin' thrice-tested verdicl thai be is not a good security risk. Proudly, it tell- of distributing, widely, film prints of the controversial Edward li. Milium'- biased T\ interview effort to presenl lhe physicisl as a kindly, benign. unfairly-wronged individual whose' sole' purpose is lo improve the lot of mankind. \\ illi equal pride, il tells of pur- chasing eiml distributing 25,000 copies ot ei special issue of the Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists em issue devoted entirely to defending Oppenheimer. who bv coincidence was chairman of the Bulletin's own hoard of sponsors, and to attacking the loyalty-security program in general. Here, too, i- noted the Fund's distribution lo lawyers and judge- throughout lhe country of 35,000 copies of "The Fifth Amendmenl Today," hy Erwin \. Criswold, Harvard Law School Diem, who hy another coincidence is ei director of 111'' Fund Im lln lie puhlie'. The book is ei lliinly-disgui-ed propaganda argument theit any witness i- entitled in iiiMeke- llii' Fifth Amendment withoul having emv inference drawn of possible hidden guilt. l.a-t month, ihe Fordham I.ate Review printed an article hy (1. Dickerman \\ il bams, mn' of New ^ ork - more high* Iv esteemed attorneys. Specifically teikine: issue with the' Criswold thesis, it eeel- vances lhe traditional legal concepl thai no witness can properly invoke the Fifth Amendment unless be honestl) liens his testimony mighl incriminate him. .'"el that any witness pleading the Fifth Amendmenl therefore can properly be assumed to have something t" bide. ATTACKS LOYALTY-SECURITY PROGRAM The Fund, always anxious to hide its complete one-sidedness ami thus protect ii- prized tax-exempt status, eunl having purchased 35,000 copies eif the- Criswold opus, bought the' munificent total of 1,000 reprints of the Willi.nn- article. The relti" woulel he' eiheiul pell for the Fund: thirty-five parts anti-anti-communism, one pent anti-communism. Aside' from one article having tn do wilh racial segregation in housing projects, each of the 17 work- listed as having been distributed under Fund for thc Republic aegis represents an attack nn some phase nr facet of the over-all loyalty-security program. It lists, for example, 25.(100 reprints of a Harper's magazine article by Richard H. Rovere titled "The Kept Witnesses'' which, el- ils name' implies, castigates lhe use of PA ' I - FORI \l NEWS, Vovember, 1955
File Name uhlib_1352973_v004_n010_007.jpg