THE KREMLIN: The Truth of Today

The Communist mythmakers labored hard to destroy the myth they had once so laboriously mouthed of Joseph Stalin, "the greatest human being on this planet."

At 6,000 meetings in Moscow alone, the new Soviet masters set about the awesome task of re-educating Russia to the new party line against the "cult of the individual." Foreign Minister V. M. Molotov and other top figures were detailed off to explain to crowds of Moscow factory workers that the leader whom the speakers themselves had slavishly praised and served had really been a murderous megalomaniac. Some 15,000 agitators fanned out through Stalin's homeland...

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