POLAND: This Side of Paradise

Of all the subjects on which he fancies himself an expert, none is closer to Nikita Khrushchev's heart than corn. He is full of it. On the last lap of his ten-day state visit to Poland (TIME, July 27), before flying home to Moscow and Richard Nixon, Khrushchev tore up his official itinerary. Instead of a visit to a Poznan factory where the Polish rebellion against Communist rule began in June 1956, Khrushchev insisted on making an impromptu inspection of one of Poland's corn-growing cooperative farms. As Khrushchev and Polish Boss Wladyslaw...

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