The Press: No Peace, No Circus

To the Communist press, all news can be led down the party line, though it often takes considerable leading. Thus, in East Germany last week, when a circus tiger mauled its trainer, Potsdam's Märkische Volksstimme (circ. 240,000) saw a fine opportunity. Said Volksstimme (Voice of the People): "The tiger's attack was one of the many interesting episodes of Franchesco Capri's eventful circus life ... In November his wife Ruth will present six young lions she brought from Hungary in a new act, 'Animal Nursery.' But before she can do this she has to work hard training them for many months. This...

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