CZECHOSLOVAKIA: Report on the Prisoners

Safely out of Czechoslovakia and the reach of the Communist Secret Police, who were about to arrest him on a trumped-up charge of espionage (TIME, June 19), Correspondent Dana Adams Schmidt sat down to his typewriter in Vienna and began a new series of dispatches to the New York Times. Out of the range of Prague's Communist censors, he wrote at length and in detail. His dispatches, published in the Times last week, gave a sharp picture of the tragedy that enveloped Czechoslovakia 28 months ago when the Communists seized control.


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