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  December 20, 1940

THE PEOPLE'S JURY:  Nearly 5,000 persons jammed Manhattan Center's Ball Room Wednesday night to witness the open hearing under the auspices of the Teachers Union Locals, at which the side of labor, parents, students, and teachers was presented on the Rapp-Coudert "Little Dies" committee's activities.  To the right of the chairman Dr. Bella V. Dodd of the hearing, are seated 25 teachers who face contempt charges for refusing to testify before one man in secret.  To the left of Dr. Dodd are representatives of the trade unions, civic and parent organizations who were the jury.

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