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Plead to Reopen Case of Italian Anti-fascist

Terming impending deportation on September 1 of Antonio Bellussi, Italian anti-Fascist, a “manifest injustice,” a group of liberals, among them Rabbi Israel Goldstein, today petitioned Secretary of Labor Frances Perkins to reinvestigate the case.

Bellussi, according to the petition, which accompanies a legal memorandum prepared by the Provisional Committee for Non-Partisan Labor Defense, was arrested in Pennsylvania in March, 1933, ordered deported to Italy, and kept in jail nine months.