From Alma Ata, in the remote Soviet Socialist
Republic of Kazakstan, came news last week that mountain-climbing
members of the "Lokomotiv" sports club had discovered a new peak in the
Zailisky Ala Tau range, near the Chinese frontier. They named it,
reported Pravda, after the "prominent Negro singer and progressive
public leader, Paul Robeson."
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