"Edward James Smythe, a whisky-guzzling old reprobate whose great sorrow is that Hitler is too merciful toward the Jews, has decided to tell all - if anybody will listen. Smythe called PM's city desk the other day and, after establishing his identity as the well-known American-bred tinhorn Fascist, now under indictment with 27 others on sedition charges, said:"
"'Remember that joint meeting of the Klan and the Bund at Camp Nordland over in Jersey? Well I organized that...'"
To read this article is to come away with the understanding that Smythe seemed to be in-Dutch with every hate group in the country at the time.
ABOVE: Grand Dragon James Bell (right) shakes hands with August Klapproot, Fuhrer of the German-American Bund
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