World: Four Hands on the Shovel

Nikita Khrushchev was getting a little self-conscious about the way the capitalist world was cheering on Red Russia's quarrel with Red China. At a Moscow party given by the visiting King of Laos, Nikita grabbed the hand of the Chinese ambassador for all the attendant Western correspondents to see, and declared: "When the last spadeful of earth is thrown on the grave of capitalism, we will do it together with China."

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