8/4/51 East Street Red Press Closes

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8/4/51 East Street Red Press Closes - City's Last Pro-Commie Pro-Commie Pro-Commie...
City's Last Pro-Commie Pro-Commie Pro-Commie Paper Quits Red Printing Shop On Northside Being Liquidated The "American Kremlin" on Pittsburgh's Northside is being liquidated. This awesome title has long been tagged onto the left-wing left-wing left-wing printing shop at 1916 East Street because it reputedly housed the brains and nerve center of the Communist foreign- foreign- language press in the United States. Moving 1o Chicago But the last of the three pro-Communist pro-Communist pro-Communist papers published there, the Croatian Narodni Glas-nik Glas-nik Glas-nik (People's Herald) , is folding up and moving to Chicago. Its final dig was not at any "bloated capitalist," but at the labor unions the Communist party supposedly champions. "We can't use as much labor as we would have to under the union regulations, Xarodni Glasnik said in its final issue yesterday. First paper to leave was the Serbian Slobodna Rec (Free Expression). Expression). Last week, Ludove rsovmy (peoples isews) unex pectedly folded up. N Cvetic Branded Group It is a striking coincidence that just a few hours earlier, ex-FBI ex-FBI ex-FBI Undercover Agent Matt Cvetic branded Calvin Brook. Ludove Noviny's editor, a "Soviet agent v ith a typewriter." Cvetic told a veterans group in the William Fenn Hotel that Brook, a natirralized United States, citizen from Czechoslovakia, Czechoslovakia, ought to be -deprived -deprived of his citizenship and deported in reprisal for the arrest of William William Oatis, Associated Press correspondent, on faked spy charges in Prague. Brook is believed to be in Chicago Chicago and his Butler County house - Is reported up for sale. L,ouis r iscner, business manager manager of the American Progressive Printing Company, which ran the plant, said "this is a bad lo cation for commercial job work' and as a result was closing out He claimed the shop had "noth inr to do with publishing the papers." except printing them. A Louis Fischer has been listed as editor of Narodni Glasnik by the House Un-American Un-American Un-American Activities Committee. f l 1

Clipped from Pittsburgh Post-Gazette04 Aug 1951, SatPage 3

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette (Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania)04 Aug 1951, SatPage 3
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