Gus Hall Convicted This Day in 1948

Today is the day in history, in 1948, that Gus Hall was convicted of “conspiracy to teach and advocate the overthrow of the U.S. government by force and violence.” Gus was a homebody (Minnesotan) and ran for President with the Communist Party for times.

I couldn’t find a good picture of Gus up here at the Cabin so here’s a picture of his running mate, Angela: