RUSSIA: Trotsky & Woe

The American Committee for the Defense of Leon Trotsky spat accusations at the Norwegian Government last week for its "indecent and filthy" behavior in placing the Great Exile & Mme Trotsky on the Norwegian tanker Ruth which, chuffing along toward Mexico, provokingly refused to answer radio questions.

In Mexico, meanwhile, Muralist Diego Rivera, staunch Defender of Trotsky, announced that should the Great Exile not be assassinated before or upon landing in Mexico—and this Comrade Rivera considered more than likely—Trotsky could take refuge in the Rivera home. Already, according to the muralist,...

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