Foreign News: Windbags at Work

Windbags at Work In the week when the U.S. Senate was struggling passionately with itself over whether to provide aid to Communist satellites (see NATIONAL AFFAIRS), Nikita Khrushchev unexpectedly flew into Sofia to address the Bulgarian Party Congress on the same subject.

His speech was a go-minute diatribe against Bulgaria's next-door neighbor, Comrade Tito, whom he called "the Trojan horse of the imperialist camp" in Eastern Europe. He was sorry that he had ever tried to make up with the fellow, and now argued (contrary to his enthusiastic courtship of Tito three years ago) that Stalin's Cominform had done right to expel...

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