The Press: The Rover Boys in Moscow

All over the U.S. last week, editors read the Moscow traffic that came in over their A.P., U.P. and I.N.S. teletype machines, and wondered. Over the wires from the U.S.S.R.'s capital came dispatches giving the rosiest accounts of life in Russia that the editors had read in many a day. Moscow's "amazingly beautiful" subway, said one wide-eyed U.P. story, combines unmatched "public service, beauty and cultural design." There, were stories about Moscow's "well-dressed" crowds and "kids skipping rope." Manhattan's Communist Daily Worker thought the stories fitted the party line so well that it...

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