The office of Samuel Dickstein, vice chairman of the Congressional Committee to Investigate Nazi activities, yesterday announced that the committee will hold its next hearings in Philadelphia Friday and Saturday. The session will be private, it was indicated, as were those held in New York last week.
The committee is expected to interview German business men in Philadelphia, which is recognized as one of this country’s most active centers of Nazi propaganda. Many financial transactions between Nazi Germany and Nazi bodles in America have been consummated in Philadelphia, according to reports from some quarters.
Philadelphia also is the home of a chapter of the Silver Legion, which is reported to have strong affiliations with Nazis there, Remnants of the Khaki Shirts, a group once controlled by “Generalissimo” Art Smith, now serving a sentence in Queens for perjury, have their headquarters in the City of Brotherly Love.