The Daily Worker: Heir to the Great Tradition
New York: Daily Worker, 1944. Good. Item #12830
New York: Daily Worker, 1944. Side-stapled pamphlet; 30pp. Printed paper wraps. Front and back covers both detached but present; toned and chipped along brittle edges, with no loss to text. Interior also toned along edges, but pages clean and unmarked. Textblock binding still secure.
A history of militant / socially progressive newspapers from the nation's founding through Labor, Abolitionist, and Women's Rights movements, the Socialist Press, and others, establishing The Daily Worker as heir to a noble lineage. Schappes was at the time imprisoned "a victim of the Rapp-Coudert witch-hunt," an attempt to purge Communist influences from New York's educational system.