NORTH KOREA: The Flying Horse

In the seven years since the fighting stopped. North Korea has become some-thing of a showcase (with plenty of window dressing) for Communism in Asia. Pyongyang (pop. 800,000) has a Stalin Allee just like East Berlin's, a vast opera house and a vaster sports stadium. Forests of swinging cranes constantly add to the number of workers' apartment houses. The national emblem is a flying horse that decorates everything from matchboxes to tractors: the horse is supposed to be charging toward socialism at 300 miles a...

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