RUSSIA: Perfect Dictator

As thick clouds rolled over Moscow one afternoon last week the ornate chandeliers of the onetime Nobles Club were lighted, Soviet soldiers in blue caps appeared with fixed bayonets, and some 500 people were admitted to the stately Hall of Columns after their credentials had been checked and rechecked by sentries at the doors.

Observer for President Roosevelt was Second Secretary Loy Henderson in charge of the U. S. Embassy in the absence of Ambassador William Bullitt. On a dais four judges in Soviet Army khaki took their places. President of the...

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