HOUSING: Worker's Buckingham Palace

Ever alert to the wiles of the West, the Soviet news agency Tass last week stumbled onto what seemed to it one of the biggest U.S. propaganda bloopers of all time. Tass could hardly contain itself at thought of showing up the Americans, delightedly prepared a news item for Soviet newspapers exposing the whole fraud. Object of Tass's excitement: the typical U.S. home that thousands of Russians will see in Moscow this summer as part of the first major U.S. exhibition in Russia (TIME, March 16). The six-room house, dubbed a "splitnik" because it will be split through the...

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