Foreign News: Summer Warmth

Russian summer and invasion time came to Moscow together. Flower girls hawked lilacs and forget-me-nots. Soda-water wagons rolled through the streets with neighborhood kids in tow. Workers hurried home at day's end to spade their victory gardens. The Moscow River brightened with canoes and racing shells. There were concerts and operettas in the parks. The trees along the Kremlin's wall turned a lovely green. Fresh coats of paint shone on the trams and busses.

The newspaper supply ran even shorter of demand than usual. Clubs and study groups swamped the Moscow Lecture Bureau with...

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