ECONOMICS: No Man's Collar

The people of Iran's Azerbaijan province, which under Soviet guidance has proclaimed itself independent of Teheran, were admonished last week on how a free people should dress. A new paper called Azerbaijan, published in Tabriz, denounced the wearing of secondhand clothes sent from the U.S.

It was not a matter of charity, for the offending apparel had been bought by Iranian merchants in the U.S. and shipped to colleagues at home for resale. But Azerbaijan, while praising Franklin Roosevelt and his Lend-Lease, saw, under Truman, an evil policy shift for a sinister...

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