Foreign News: No Joke

When Satevepost printed a story called "See Russia and Die—Laughing" by Eve Garrette Grady (TIME, March 2), most readers assumed she would be expelled from Russia on the ground that it was generally offensive. Not so. Mrs. Grady (wife of a U. S. mining engineer employed by the Soviet Regime) was expelled with her husband last week (as she said, "with every courtesy") for one small specific reason.

"Your article was not considered generally offensive," she was told, "but it contained an offensive reference to...

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