Dickstein Inquiry Holds First Public Session Today

Public hearings on Nazi propaganda activities in the United States will open here tomorrow when the sub-committee of the Committee on Immigration of the House of Representatives will hear the first witnesses called to testify in the investigation ordered by Congressman Samuel Dickstein, chairman of the Committee on Immigration.

The committee began its work today in a private session at which its course of procedure was outlined. The investigation will concentrate on the activities of aliens in this country with the general purpose of having the deportation ordered of all aliens found to be engaged in subversive activities in connection with efforts of the Nazis in this country.

The first public hearing will open at 10:30 A.M. tomorrow. The names of the witnesses to be called were not disclosed this afternoon.

The investigation committee is composed of Congressman Dickstein, John H. Kerr, Mell G. Underwood, Eugene B. Crowe, Martin Dies, Charles Kramer, J. Will Taylor, Benjamin Focht and Everett M. Dirksen.

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