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Famous Sculptor Arraigned in Federal Court for Mailing Anti-semitic Material

May 11, 1947
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William Hunt Diedrich, internationally known sculptor, was today arraigned in Federal Court here on charges of sending anti-Semitic material through the mails.

Judge Vincent L. Leiball adjourned the hearing until May 21 and ordered Diedrich examined by a psychiatrist. Some of the postcards which the sculptor mailed to England, bearing the stamp “Censored by the Jewish Press,” came to the attention of the Manchester Guardian which published a story concerning them.

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