PROPAGANDA: Soviet Soap Opera

Perhaps Americans ought to listen to the Moscow radio more. What they have been missing was disclosed this week by a monitored transcript of a Christmas broadcast, beamed in English to North America. A heavyhanded tale of Santa Claus and the FBI, the broadcast would make most U.S. citizens snicker. But after the snickers would come a little better sizing-up of the Soviet Communist mind.

"Search That Plane." As the broadcast opens, Santa is flying across the arctic wilds in his plane, The Spirit of Good

Will. He heads south over Ontario, reaches Pennsylvania....

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