International: Doctors' Dilemma

What the non-Communist world had never thought to hear admitted, the leaders of world Communism last week openly confessed. The Kremlin itself published proof positive that Soviet "justice" is based on torture, that Soviet "truth" can err. Of all the recent curious shifts of wind over Moscow's vast Red Square, this was the strangest yet.

Only three months ago, before Stalin died, nine Soviet doctors, at least five of them Jews, were arrested and found guilty of a terrorist plot ". . . to cut short the lives of Soviet leaders." They were said to have confessed to the murder of two...

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