INTERNATIONAL: Nobel Prize Prisoner

Nobel Prize Prisoner

Not because Carl von Ossietzky is a Pacifist, not forgetting that during the War he fought bravely for Germany, but unwilling to forgive him for having published in 1929—three years before Adolf Hitler came to power—an article accusing the German Army of spending too much money, the Nazis in 1933 jugged Carl von Ossietzky in a prison camp. Last week Berlin correspondents put up the plea that since Herr von Ossietzky had just been awarded the $40,000 Nobel Peace Prize (TIME, Nov. 30), perhaps, as a great favor, the...

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