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American Jewish Congress to Picket Fair Despite Permit Refusal

The American Jewish Congress announced today that it would go ahead with plans to picket the Jordanian Pavilion at the New York World’s Fair next Monday despite the refusal of Robert Moses, president of the World’s Fair Corporation, to grant a permit for such a demonstration. In announcing the decision of the AJC to proceed with the picketing. Dr. Joachim Prinz, president of the organization, said that he would lead the demonstration accompanied by 12 national officers of the group. He said they would picket in an orderly manner in front of the pavilion.