International: WE HAVE BEEN NAUGHT, WE SHALL BE ALL

This picture shows 22 leaders of World Communism gathered in Moscow's Bolshoi Theater for Joseph Stalin's 70th birthday. Between them they rule one-third of the human race. Most of them lived obscurely until tapped by the Kremlin's magic wand; thus they fulfill one prophetic line of the Internationale: "We have been naught, we shall be all." Left to right:

Palmiro Togliatti, son of a poor Genoese bookkeeper, who fled from Fascism in 1926; between foreign assignments for the Comintern (which included organizing the Garibaldi Brigade in the Spanish Civil War), he studied revolutionary...

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