RUSSIA: Those Kremlin Ghosts

At a Kremlin dinner, Nikita Khrushchev cried that Russia would abandon Communism "when the shrimp learns to whistle." Wagging a finger at Indians in Bangalore, Nikita warned that each beast has its own food: "You cannot force the buffalo to eat meat; the tiger cannot be made to eat grass." To labor leaders in London he explained the Soviet opposition to nuclear inspection teams: "We don't want people walking into our bedrooms."

Culled Witticisms. Though sometimes dull and often irrelevant, Nikita's freewheeling quips and proverbs were at first a delight to newsmen and...

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