CZECHOSLOVAKIA: Show Trial?

The spy hunt in Czechoslovakia continued. After arresting former Foreign Minister Vladimir Clementis on charges of espionage and conspiracy against the regime, the Communist police arrested his wife Ludmila. Hundreds of other people, accused of being accomplices of Clementis, were also reported in jail, including ten members of the Central Committee of the Czechoslovak Communist Party, four Communist district secretaries and a former ambassador. Said Deputy Party Secretary Gustav Bares: "We are making new discoveries. The Central Committee is determined to exterminate to the last drop this ugly and stinking ulcer."...

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