Foreign News: Stalin to Duranty

When he was grooming for the Presidency, sagacious Governor Roosevelt called to Albany's Executive Mansion a small, calm, wooden-legged Englishman from Moscow. For hours they talked about Russia. "I turned the tables on Walter Duranty!" laughed Candidate Roosevelt afterward. "I asked all the questions. It was fascinating!''

When Foreign Minister Litvinoff was grooming Soviet Russia for recognition, New York Times Correspondent Duranty crossed the Atlantic at his side. Instead of returning to Moscow via Rome with Comrade Litvinoff, Mr. Duranty sailed back with the new U. S. Ambassador to Russia. One day last...

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