Action on Nazi Propagandabill is Sidetracked
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Action on Nazi Propagandabill is Sidetracked

The Dickstein resolution calling for a sweeping Congressional investigation of Nazi propaganda activities in the United States has been temporarily sidetracked by major pending legislative issues.

Representative Samuel Dickstein, author of the measure, stated yesterday that as soon as these legislative measures, including the Bankhead cotton limitation bill, are out of the way, action on his resolution will be taken. Indications are that the investigation resolution will not be considered in the House of Representatives until some time next week.


The Committee on Rules has already reported out procedure under which the resolution will be debated and voted upon. In the meantime, plans for the conduct of the probe are being made by House leaders. Representative Dickstein is expected to be named chairman of the investigation committee, which is to consist of seven members. Other members of the committee will probably include Representative Charles Kramer of California and Representative E. E. Cox of Georgia.