CHILDREN: Eyes Front

Commencement time had come & gone again. To schoolchildren the world over it meant once more a time of haunting fears and vaunting dreams, a time when anything seemed possible. What did some of them hope for? In Soviet Russia the magazine Ogonek (The Little Light) polled a few of the 200,000 young folk ready to enter universities this year, reported their notions of what lies ahead.

By 1960, gay, bright-eyed officer's son Vladimir Turukhin hopes to be a designer in a brave new world powered by atomic energy and free at last...

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