Foreign News: Mud in Your Eye

Now it can be told. At the huge banquet given Nov. 7 by Foreign Minister Molotov to honor the 36th anniversary of the October revolution, almost all of the Soviet bigwigs—with the exception of Malenkov himself—and hundreds of lesser wigs gathered with members of Moscow's foreign diplomatic corps. As the evening wore on and tongues loosened by vodka and champagne began to wag more freely, the Westerners were able to get a significant insight into the frictions chafing the present sons of the revolution.

Host Molotov was plainly irritated at his fellow party...

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