Foreign News: Guardians of Kultur

Nazi Germany has produced not one first-rate writer, painter or composer. Nazi Germany repudiated the works of such German artists as Heine, Liebermann and Mendelssohn. Nazi Germany bombed Rotterdam, London, Leningrad, many another treasure house of civilization. Yet fantastic Dr. Joseph Goebbels bleated last week : " The Americans destroy towns of the European Continent with their cultural institutions, of which there are no equals in Chicago or San Francisco. What they cannot buy of European art and culture shall become victim of their terror bomb ers They talk of culture and humanity, but we possess them and are...

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