Foreign News: Expulsion or Condemnation?

Late in 1918, shortly after the Armistice, a young Finn appeared in London, sought out Herbert Hoover, then chairman of the Commission for Relief in Belgium, and appealed to him for food for his starving, war-torn country. Impressed by the facts presented, Mr. Hoover not only arranged to get hold of the food, but persuaded the Allied powers to relax the blockade still being enforced in the Baltic to allow the food to be shipped in. It was a life-saver for the nation in its struggle against the Reds.

Ever since that time Rudolf Holsti has played a prominent part in Finnish...

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