URUGUAY: Tar on the Screen

Before last week, orderly, freedom-loving Uruguayans had about persuaded themselves that their Communists were different. Then the U.S. movie, The Iron Curtain, story of the Soviet spy ring in Canada, came to Montevideo, and Uruguay's Commies broke the spell. About 200 of them turned up at Montevideo's Trocadero theater and made an unseemly rough house. They lobbed tar at the screen, dropped stink bombs, and smashed some seats. As dismayed citizens rushed for the exits, the police arrived, went after the demonstrators, carted off 70 prisoners. Finally order was restored. The citizens drifted back to the theater, and after...

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