Washington (Aug. 23)
A delegation representing the American Anti-Bigotry Committee, an organization of non-Jewish citizens to combat anti-Semitism, today delivered a message to General Charles De Gaulle, Provisional President of France, at the Blair House, expressing the hope that France would relieve the hardships of Jews.
The message asked that the French Government “accomplish the restoration of confiscated Jewish property, the dissolution of anti-Semitic organizations, the reemployment of Jewish citizens and in general undo the wrongs committed under Nazi and Vichy rule.”
On the delegation were Secretary of Commerce Henry A. Wallace, Raymond Gram Swing, James B. Carey of the CIO. Robert J. Watt of A.F. of L. and Norman M. Littell, former assistant U. S. Attorney General Justice Frank Murphy is chairman of the organization.