RUSSIA: Suspicions

The Soviet Government has often been grossly attacked in the U.S. press, which is free. But the controlled Russian press has almost never said a harsh word about the U.S. Government. It has behaved with the same correctness toward Britain's Conservative Government. The Soviet press, however, never hesitates to exercise its claws on individual citizens of the big powers. Last winter Pravda kicked Wendell Willkie resoundingly in the pants and called him an "obedient speaking trumpet" (he had mildly ventured to state that there is a Polish question). Pravda also mauled New York Times Military Commentator Hanson Baldwin, called...

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