Mar 1962, Arrest

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Mar 1962, Arrest - 2 U.S. Reds Are Arrested lii( j’aekdiivvii...
2 U.S. Reds Are Arrested lii( j’aekdiivvii Hall, Daviis Cited For Refiit^iiifr To |{eiri^ter The Partv NE^’ YORK (API —Two top- ranking .American Reds. Gus Hall: and Benjamin J, Davis, have }« fir«:! /.raz-L- Wn arrested m the first crack- down on Communist partv offi- , . , , cals «ho refuse to register the party with the government under the Subversive Activities Control Act of They were allowed to go free as send... I I . overuiKht. but »ere ordered post hail of ».otio each today. Hall, 51 and Daus. .5*. were , ■rested bv L.S marshals late. arrested Thursdav at the .American Corn- munist party headquarters m the Chelsea section of Manhattan The arrests were made on war- rants shortly after a federal grand jury in Washington indicted the two men on six counts each Hall was listed as the (nmmu- nisi party's general secrelan,’ and Davis as national secretary. Davis, a Negro, was a member of the New York City Council v -ar- ago when a short-lived proportional repre.sentalion svstem pii^sibirior'7 elected i

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  1. The Evening Review,
  2. 16 Mar 1962, Fri,
  3. Page 1

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