Foreign News: First Subway

Eleven months ago a U. S. visitor asked the Mayor of Moscow, Comrade Bulganin, "Would you like to send a friendly greeting of any sort to the Mayor of New York?"

Replied Comrade Bulganin, "Tell me about the subways of New York. We are going to build a subway here soon—the first in Russia."*

Last week the biggest New York subway was in receivers' hands (TIME, Sept. 5) and Moscovites read the first report by Mayor Bulganin on construction of their new subway. An electrical engineer, Mayor Bulganin spared no technical details, told at...

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