James J. Metcalfe - Newspaper Reporter

Newspaper Reporter

After leaving the FBI, Metcalfe joined the staff of the Chicago Sun Times as a reporter. He was assigned to infiltrate the German American Bund, with a view to exposing its activities to the public. His stories on the Bund helped to lead to the formation of a Congressional committee to investigate Nazi activity in America, and later won him and two other reporters the National Headliners Club's Medal of Honor for the Best Story of 1937.

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