GERMANY: Lang Vexed

At Oberammergau the local Mayor, the Judas Iscariot of the Passion Players, commented upon the reception accorded two years ago to famed Anton Lang, interpreter of the role of Christ, by President Coolidge (TIME, March 24, 1924, PRESIDENCY).

The Mayor asserted: "Our beloved Anton Lang often complains bitterly to me of the manner in which he was received by the President of the U.S. . . . The President would not hear him out when he wished to tell of our dire sufferings under the Treaty of Versailles. . . . Anton Lang...

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