RUSSIA: Accent on Youth

Acting on his latest hunch, Joseph Stalin was busy last week regearing Russia's whole economic machine with a drastic accent on Youth. Only 28 years old and only a candidate for membership in the Communist Party, a machinist named Yakob Yusim had just been promoted straight from the lathe to be director of the Kaganovich Ball Bearing Plant ("Largest in the World") at Moscow, made boss of 20,000 of his former fellow workers. Straight from the cab of his locomotive an engineer named Peter Krivonos, according to Moscow dispatches last week, was...

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