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★ Published Weekly VoL 2. No. 22 Citizens lash 'witch hunt'-- page i ’ • - , Srw immiUUMIIIIMII in WMWMWUW. W-W-Win V*. V^.^s&e5$t&SSSS&&&K‘5KV-J*#BS^S&&^jK}SlW(4SSfsS&fr-ffVSfyVS-, •-IW.WS :■'■■':■'■ •■■' '■ ■T 'v : s?/' Will this happen again? I --' <,* i SBr' gp«»pir "••. ~«3at ■.;’ '- *& -j ffijsp. - tffx '■ li ■" *\ ■• 'aflMuiS Jcfe -<^*nKSiil^B THE sharp crack of gun fire, the blinding haze of tear gas, the brutal thud of police clubs on the heads of workers striking for a living wage—that was the bloody Repub lic Steel Massacre of Memorial Day 1937, in which 10 were killed and more than 100 injured. Most were shot in the back, Senate investiga Chicago, May 31, 1947 tors learned, as police charged a peaceful throng of men, women, and children on South Side prairie. Ten years late, as widows, orphans, and fellow workers pay tribute to casualties of mas sacre, unionists and other progressives remem ber: Fast tells story of Memorial Day, 1937 S Howard Fast, noted American His torian and novelist, dramatically re ports what happened here ten years ago outside Republic Steel Co. See Page 7 It DID happen here! It can happen again. And thousands write letters to President Truman, demanding veto of Taft-Hartley slave labor bill, which would bring return of mas sacres like the Memorial Day murders pictured here.