Foreign News: Foul Nest

Like Gerhart Eisler, fugitive from U.S. justice and chief of propaganda for the Reds in East Germany, many a top German Communist spent the years of Hitler's ascendancy hidden away in hospitable Western countries. A few fled eastward to the purer atmosphere of Moscow. One of these was the recently appointed East Germany Party Boss Walter Ulbricht.

Last week New Broom Ulbricht began to sweep his party clean of the influence of those who had been contaminated by contact with Western freedom. Charging them generally with "lack of trust in the Soviet Union,...

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