CZECHOSLOVAKIA: Exit Democracy

For the first time since the beginning of the Sudeten Crisis, Czechoslovakia's Parliament met last week. Although the legislators were substantially those who sat in Parliament before its adjournment, their party line-up was drastically changed. Pressed by Germany to remold" Czechoslovakia along totalitarian lines, the Government, five days before the session met. ordered all parties supporting it to dissolve, join one big State Party for National Unity. The Czech Agrarian and Czech National Socialist groups, the Fascist National League and part of the Czech People's Catholic Party complied. The minority Socialists,...

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