Communists: The Uninvited Guests

From all over the world, 10,000 delegates went to the Red-run World Youth Festival in Helsinki last week, and a terrible time was had by all.

Long before opening day, the precariously neutral Finns had warned party planners from Moscow that there was "scant domestic support" for the propaganda jamboree. Besides, the government added, theaters, stadiums and schools needed for festival functions were all under repair and would not be ready in time to accommodate the visitors. But after a little pressure from Moscow on Finnish President Urho K. Kekkonen, Helsinki's...

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