Brooklyn CollegePolitical Flyers & Papers


Monday, September 8, 1952, Bella V. Dodd, former Teachers Union official.
     Expelled from the Communist Party in 1949, Dodd was a willing witness.               

Tuesday, September 9., 1952, Bella V. Dodd.

Tuesday, September 9, 1952, George A. Timone,  Board of Education.
     He defended the BE's behavior and practices.

Wednesday, September 10, 1952, George A. Timone.
      He asked to testify about new information

Tuesday, March 10, 1953, Bella V. Dodd.

Wednesday, September 24, 1952, Frederic Ewen, English Department.
      He retired the day before his testimony and took the Fifth Amendment.

Wednesday, September 24, 1952, Harry Slochower, German Department.
       He took the fifth amendment.

Thursday, September 25, 1952, Harry G. Albaum, Biology Department.
     He was a willing witness who admitted having been a member of the Communist Party.

Tuesday, February 10, 1953, Joseph Bressler, Health and Physical Education Department    
     He took the Fifth Amendment.

Tuesday, February 24, 1953, Elton Gustafson, Health and Physical Education Department.
      He took the fifth amendment.

Tuesday, February 24, 1953, Murray Young, , English Department.
       He took the fifth amendment.

Tuesday, February 24, 1953, Charles Hendley, former president of the Teachers Union.
      He finally takes the fifth amendment.

Wednesday, March 11, 1953, Harry D. Gideonse, President, Brooklyn College.
      He vehemently denounced Communism/Communists.

April 1, 1953, Irving Goldman, formerly in Anthropology Department.
     No teaching at Sarah Lawrence, he admitted to being a Communist but refused to name     names.   

Wednesday, April 8, 1953, Howard Selsam, formerly in the Philosophy Department.
      He took the fifth amendment.

Thursday, April 23, 1953, Alex Benjamin Novikoff, formerly in Chemistry Department.
        Now teaching at the University of Verment College of Medicine, he took the fifth amendment.

Wednesday, June 17, 1953, Joseph B. Cavallaro, Member of the Board of Higher Education.
     He introduced resolutions and by-laws adopted by the BHE on communism and cooperating with investigative committees.

Monday, October 13, 1953, Melba Phillips, Mechanics and Physical  Science Department.
        She took the fifth amendment.   

Monday, October 13, 1952 , Sara Riedman, Biology  Department.
        She took the fifth amendment.


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