Russia: The Liberal Life

Nikita Khrushchev, in the view of one Western school of thought, is the best man our side has in Russia. For all his bullheadedness and ugly threats, it is said, Khrushchev should be helped to stay in power, since his downfall might bring a far worse man to the top—presumably an adherent of the militant Stalinist or Chinese line. Soviet diplomats, seeking concessions abroad, subtly encourage this view, and Yugoslavia's Tito has been plugging it. Lately, it has found new and prominent exponents in the West. Last week Hearst Columnist George Sokolsky,...

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