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C.i.o. Endorses Establishment of “free Ports” in Letter to Jewish Labor Committee

The proposal that the United States establish “free forts”for refugees was supported today by the Congress of Industrial Organizations in letter sent by Philip Murray, C.I.O. president, to Adolph Held, chairman of the Jewish labor Committee. The letter disclosed that Mr. Murray is writing to the President and to the War Refugee Board endorsing the plan.