Security Risks in Government

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Loyalty and Security Problems at Washington

Continuing Controversy over disloyal persona who have held or who may now hold posts in the federal establishment makes it certain that the question of Communism in general and Communists in government in particular will play a part in this year's congressional election campaign. The enthusiastic support received by President Eisenhower's promise of stiffer action against Communists in his State of the Union message, Jan. 7, coupled with earlier statements of Republican leaders in Congress, indicates that the President may have spoken too soon when he said in December that subversives in government would not be an issue in the 1954 elections.1

The revelations, last November, in the Harry Dexter White case fanned partisan debate and revived concern over the ...

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