GERMANY: Red Zone Three Rs

Berlin's RIAS (Radio in American Sector) last week released a letter by a Soviet sector listener describing an "entertainment" for parents by East Zone schoolchildren.

Lining up some chairs, the German youngsters symbolically "boarded an aircraft for America. One scene showed a poor young Negro boy polishing the boots of an American naval officer . . . He begged for his pay of 10¢. The officer's answer was a blow in the face that almost knocked the boy off his chair . . . The officer said: 'He is only Negro scum. My name is John Smith. My father made...

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