Books: Through Kansas Eyes

REPORT ON THE RUSSIANS—William L White—Harcourt, Brace ($2.50).

"Its author is a certain shady newsboy named White," snarled Pravda when a condensation of this book appeared in the December 1944 Reader's Digest. "The book itself ... is the usual stew from the Fascist kitchen, with all its smells, calumnies, ignorance, and hidden anger." U.S. Reds were equally outraged by what balding, square-jawed Bill White, son of the late, great William Allen White, had to report of his six-week trip through Russia with Eric Johnston. And even non-Communist friends of the Soviet sharply criticized...

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