The Mundt bill

May 1948
America;5/29/1948, Vol. 79 Issue 8, p186
The article offers a summary of the main provisions of the Mundt bill, passed by the U.S. House 319 to 58 on May 19, 1948. Included in these are the definition of communist political organization and communist-front organization, and penalty on any attempt to establish in the U.S. a totalitarian government under foreign control. The author says that the bill aims to prevent a foreign power from using U.S. political machinery, mails and radio to its own vicious ends.


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