INTERNATIONAL: Dictators Dissected

U. S. Newshawk John L. Spivak set out last year to peek under the lids of Europe's dictatorships. He had a glowing reputation as "America's greatest reporter" based on his books, Georgia Nigger and America Faces the Barricades. Partial to underdogs, he paid calls on Italy, Germany, Austria, Poland and Czechoslovakia over a period of five months. Despite radical bias and E. Phillips Oppenheim sensationalism, his findings, published last week as Europe Under The Terror,* gave U. S. readers a good chance to size up both Europe's tyrants and the people they...

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