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Title Facts Forum News, Vol. 4, No. 3, March 1955
Series Title Facts Forum News
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  • Facts Forum
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  • Evans, Medford
Publisher Facts Forum
Date March 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 8:001 8:001 12:15' 12:301 9:301 9:891 9:30' 'WORKER' OFF ROCKER OVER HARVEY Comrades chip hands at Matusow tergiversation (Sec also clinical note on Pajje 48.) Hie psychiatry of communism was fecentl) enlivened b) the' Dailj II orker's delighi over the Matusow case. aIuiiii ,i year ago one Clinton Jencks "f the Mine, Mill .in,I Smelter Workers ' nion was com icted in Federal Courl 1,1 r.l Pei.so of having perjuriously denied "Membership in lln- Communisl party, ''''■ conviction was obtained in pari '"'"null -evenii testimony eef one-time Communisl Harve) \l. Matusow thai *encks was j,, facl a Communist at the ''"i'' when lie signed a Taft-Hartley af- f"l.n ii thai In' «a- not. Now Matusow *ys thai lie'. Matusow, was a liar, that ''"'ii- na- no leasis for mj stating that "nii'ii F. Jencks mi- a member of the '""iniiiiiisi parly al the time I stated so 111 Court." Matusow declares In- is anxi- "IN "to do what I can to remedy the ■»rm I have done to Clinton Jencks." .It might I,,- thought thai tin- Commu- "jw part) itself would I',' offended hy ?"her Meiin-eeee or Jencks, or both, Here * Matusow being contrite aboul having called Jencks a Communist, clearly im- Wying lhal one ought nol to he a Com- """ii-1. 1)1 course practically all Ameri- !',""> agree lhal it is terrible to he a :""iiiiiniisl. hut you would nol think a :""ii>iiiiiisi would agree to that. Nol a ""iiiiiini-i win) goes e>n being a Com- S^nist, like' the editor of the Datfi ■ "rl"T. It isn't something you can I Be'P, like Boswell's having come from Gotland. the Daily Worker, one would think, '"'-''il lo rejoice over a man who would (jlv: ' .nil a (lommunisl emil proud "I it! '"' would think the Worker would I'1'"'1" ally spil on the man who denied '"""iiiiii-m. There is no reason for am , ''!' I" deny any cause unless 11) he is 'nil he. V not of ii. 12 i he is cowardly, (3) , * a spy. lint the (I ml.er has repeat- y assure-,1 ns thai there are no Com- ''""li-l *ls0 pies in the- United Stales. Il is v ",'H known lhat all Communists ' "I an heroic degn I braver). ex fl|' '"r an occasional contemptible ren- ri".''|| '"former. Thus Jencks must he ' '>' nol a Communisl and thus he ■. according tee Communisl theor), n- to the working eiass. s . atusov, iiinsi be even worse. First he ji ' Jencks was a Communisl ami said [iUnder circumstances as to imply lhal I,,'1! "a- a bad thing to he. Then he said ,,, "'"I lied, thai Jencks was mil a Com '""Hi 'trai ;'rin ami thai lie was sorry for lhe ie hail done .le-neks. In other e- hi- stor) aboul ****** Matusow"chan ''"'TS FORU .lene-ks. hut In- never changes implication that il is very ha,I lo he a Communist. What a scoundrel! Would you not ihink so il yon were a Communist? lint nil] being one. you do not know, lhe Daily II ml;er appears lo he quite happy over the facl lhal Jeneks nun have an mil from ihe grievous charge of being a glorious comrade, ami though ii continues lo employ lhe contumelious terms "informer,' "stool pigeon," and "stoolie in referring to Matusow. ihere is no heart in il. ami in any ease lhe opprobrium seems lee derive from Matusow s having once called a bunch of Communists Communists, nol from his making it a matter of apology lhat hi' called Jencks a Communisl notwithstanding that such an apology seems In involve a snide insult lo the vanguard ,,l ihe proletariat, Il is further worth noting that in this half-lighl of the mind, where the' diamal replaces reason, the' Daily Worker believes thai "Harve) MatUSOw's admission . . . throws nev, lighl on the out rageous nature ol the plan of the Justice Department lo arrest ami imprison Eugene Dennis ami the other Communisl parly leaders all over again when the) finish their Smith \,i terms in March.' In other words, lln- Worker seems to he saying, you simply cannol believe a lying stool pigeon who will go into courl and swear lhal a Communis! party leader is a Communist. It is pent of "thought-control." Obviously ihe thoughts of tin' Worker ■ ye quite uncontrolled. Will someone lell us again how it is "the intellectuals w In, become Communists? (In,- more thing: the same intellectual issue of lhe Worker has a story on lhe plan of Ihe Ford Foundation's "Fund I'm- the Republic" to ,1,, "research into the extent and nature" of communism in th.' I. S. Recently, when the Reece Committee Report on Foundations appear,',!, the Hurler denounced Rep. Carroll Reece with violence because he ought, they sail!, to have known "better than I" believe lhat foundations bearing the names of Rockefeller, Ford, and Carnegie have promoted 'socialism. From ;i Communist paper, this acceptance as an avium thai anything named Ford cannol In- socialistic oughl to mean a complete ilisirusl and ideological op- position tu anything bearing lhe name Ford. ' ei politely lln- II ml.er writes: "It would he' presumptuous to predicl al this time lhe detailed findings and < < Harvey Matusow ,'pinions in eleven hooks scheduled for publication as part of $250,000 stud) b) the Fund for the Republic of 'communism and civil liberties' in American life." Why would ii he presumptuous for a Communist paper which elsewhere in the same isssue speaks with undisguised haired of Judge Irving Kaufman t Ros- enberg case i as the "hatchet man"' of "bourgeois democracy and 'justice'" to spare one' drop of a plentiful BUppl) of venom for the Fund for the Republic if il loo is, as it must he if the // orker's scorn of lieeee makes sense-, irrevocabl) a bourgeois institution? It is of the essence ol communism lo he Mistaken, hut even Communists don't have ie, -I,nil,I so obviously idiotic. M MOWS. March, in:, NEW RADIO SERIES SCHEDULED BY FF Facts Forum is scheduling a new 13- week radio series, THE INFIL-TRAI- TORS, 30-minute interviews designed to expose the infiltration of communism into various phase- ,.l \merican life. Tin- program will In' aired over the Mutual I»ro;ii!e;is|ino System and will feature weekly guests who will relate first-hand experiences in the nation's fight againsl communism ami subversion. Ralph ,li' Toledano and Victor Lask) ne slated lo appear on lhe programs along with Hardy Hurl, who will serve as moderator. Starting date for THE [NFIL-TRAI- TORS will !,,- announced in the near future. Page :ii I
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