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A. D. L. Convention Opens Today; Eisenhower to Be Guest of Honor

Problems of anti-Semitism, race relations and civil liberties in the United States will be discussed at the four-day national convention of the Anti-Defamation League of the B’nai B’rith which opens here tomorrow. President Eisenhower will be the guest of honor at a dinner Monday which will mark the conclusion of the gathering. It will be his first public appearance at a national Jewish conference since his election.

The convention will commemorate 40 years of the ADL service as an educational and civil rights agency. President Eisenhower will be presented with the League’s America’s Democratic Legacy Award at the dinner at which there will be a televised dramatization of American progress in civil liberties during the past 40 years.