COMMUNISTS: I Never Thought

After a week in Prague, TIME Correspondent Will Lang cabled from Berlin:

"During the past year I never once thought I would ever look forward to returning to the dreary ruins of Germany. Yet I had such a feeling this week on crossing the border and leaving Czechoslovakia. It is not that I have learned to enjoy living among Germans and their dreams of the past, but on this trip I found it heartbreaking to continue talking with Czech democrats who see nothing but fear in the future."

In their second week under Communist control, most Czechs were still numb with shock....

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