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Labor was much more 'infiltrated' by Mafioso types than by Communists. Walter Reuther, John Lewis and Harry Bridges were close to what would have passed for Labour or Social Democrats in the post war period. Accusations of 'Communism' were a deliberate smear by politicians without principle, such as Joe McCarthy.

"It is not necessary to have hope in order to persevere."
by ARGeezer (ARGeezer a in a circle eurotrib daught com) on Fri Nov 28th, 2014 at 01:11:57 AM EST
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