New York (Jan. 15)
The Jewish Labor Committee revealed today that it has sent a telegram to secretary of State Edward R. Stettinius, Jr. urging that the American Government act to save 150,000 Jews confined in German camps in Poland.
The committee requested that the following steps be taken to assist the internees: The International Red Cross should supply them with food, medicine and other necessary supplies. The internees should be given the status of prisoners of war. The United States Government should issue another warning to Germany against the annihilation of the surviving Jews in Europe.
Support of the Labor Committee’s request was voiced in telegrams sent Stettinius by William Green, president of the American Federation of Labor, and James Carey, secretary of the C. I. O.