IRON CURTAIN: The Sightseers

The Iron Curtain was raised dramatically last week to admit eight of Britain's top Socialists, who stepped through happy in the conviction that their hosts would really show them something worth seeing, convinced that they themselves could not be fooled, and appalled that anyone might think that the Communists could make fine propaganda use of them.

In this complacent state, they put down first at Moscow en route to Peking. Heading the pack was former Prime Minister Clement Attlee, accompanied by Nye Bevan, Labor Party Secretary Morgan Phillips, Labor Chairman Wilfred Burke,...

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