Foreign News: Holiday

The 1889 Congress of the Second Socialist International designated May 1 as the great international labor day. In one way or another proletarians the world over have since celebrated 51 May Days—none quite so extraordinary as last week's.

¶ Focus of recent May Days has been Moscow's awesome Red Square. There this year, braving an annoying soap shortage, Russia staged its annual May Day revels, a display of rumbling tanks, massed troops, zooming warplanes, in praise of its successful "struggle for peace." Among the bigwigs who surrounded Man-of-Peace Stalin atop Lenin's tomb were...

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