Foreign News: Einstein Out?

In Germany, there were repeated reports that Professor Albert Einstein was about to leave the Fatherland, go to Switzerland, become a Swiss citizen. The Neue Berliner Zeitung commented on the reports in an editorial headed : A DISGRACE :

"The ground for his resolve is the persecution which has been directed against one of the greatest Germans, and in which he was not only reviled but even threatened with death simply because his personality aroused antipathy among persons lacking the least conception of the value of his work—because he is a Jew....

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