EAST GERMANY: Something for the Boys

So far as East Germany's top Communist brass is concerned, proletarian equality is for others. For 20 top Communists and their families, a special construction crew is putting finishing touches on a palatial housing development on 186 acres of forest land near Lake Liepnitz, 15 miles north of Berlin.

An inner compound, surrounded by 6-ft.-high concrete walls, will have 20 twelve-room fieldstone villas, a state-run shopping center, power plant, and a house of culture that features guest rooms, a theater and a ballroom, reported West Berlin's B.Z. last week. The shopping center is being stocked with Westphalian ham, Danish chickens,...

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