Foreign News: Partitioning Prussia

If ever there was a Socialist Garden of Eden it was the Free State of Prussia from 1920 until this year. Its "fall" was dramatic (TIME, Aug. 1). Socialist Dr. Otto Braun who had been Premier of Prussia for eleven years was driven from power together with Socialist Minister of Interior Dr. Karl Severing. Cartooning them as Adam & Eve, Kladderadatsch ("Slapbang"), famed German comic weekly, pictured Chancellor Franz von Papen (who did the ousting by presidential decree) as a Biblical angel with a flaming sword. Last week Angel von Papen drew his...

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