Menu JTA Search

Anti-semitism in America Must Be Exposed As Fifth-column Work, Cio Resolution Says

Anti-Semitic efforts, “such as Lindbergh’s,” in this country were condemned as endangering America’s national unity in one of the resolutions adopted here yesterday by the convention of the C.I.O., the Congress of Industrial Organizations.

“National unity is essential,” the resolution reads. “Efforts of any such as Luxemburgh to disunite the American people on such un-American issues as anti-Semitism must be ferreted out and exposed as Hitler’s fifth column. The American people demand that all aids of Hitler in this country, be they our home-grown Quislings or the representatives of his puppet states, such as Vichy, must not be permitted to cause dissension or sow their seeds of disunity in this nation. Only through the united effort of all our people to protect our great nation through the support of our clear foreign policy shall we survive with the heritage of our founders kept intact.”