GERMANY: Negro with Parasol

To hoist the flag of the German Empire —black, white and red—above any Prussian State building is a crime under Prussian State law. Last week this crime was committed by the Fascist Speaker of the Prussian Diet, fiery Hans Kerrl.

While Socialist, Communist and Catholic

Centrist Deputies vainly cried "Shame!" and "Scandal!" Speaker Kerrl drew cheers from Fascist and Nationalist Deputies by shouting: "Today is the 62nd anniversary of the proclamation of the German Empire at Versailles! ... By my order the Imperial flag now flies above this chamber. Glory to the...

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