GERMANY: Reich v. Plutocrats

"The poor are getting poorer," Fritz Thyssen, German steel tycoon, lamented last week in a caustic interview on Nazi Germany. He spoke to New York Times Correspondent Herbert L. Matthews at Locarno, Switzerland, whither he fled last November.

It was the first time that Herr Thyssen, the sorely disillusioned "angel" of National Socialism, had so publicly recorded his sympathy for the poor of any country. And as he continued the interview, it developed that his chief concern was not so much for what the Nazis are doing to the poor of Germany as it was for what they are doing...

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