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Zionist Council Reiterates Its Bi-partisan Stand on Elections

October 16, 1952
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The American Zionist Council, central representative body of the entire Zionist movement in the United States, today issued a statement expressing regret over the fact that one of its affiliated groups publicly endorsed one of the Presidential candidates.

The name of the group was not mentioned in the statement, but it obviously referred to the Labor Zionist Organization which announced its endorsement of Gov. Adlai Stevenson, Democratic Presidential candidate. The statement, adopted at a meeting of the Council’s executive committee last night, reads:

“In answer to inquiries concerning the endorsement of one Presidential candidate by one of its affiliated groups, the American Zionist Council reaffirms that it is committed, in the ensuing national election,. and has been, to a bi-partisan approach and regrets any action to the contrary.”

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