WEST GERMANY: The Ink of Hate

For months, the Russian propaganda machine has been hurling epithets at West Germany, and the closer the summit comes, the thicker the epithets come. In the Moscow press, Konrad Adenauer's ministers are "Hitler rabble" and "Nazi criminals." When swastikas were found over his signature on the guest book after his visit to Washington's National Gallery of Art last month, Izvestia charged that Adenauer himself had drawn them. When the West German government finally lashed back last week with an angry note protesting Khrushchev's "obvious untruthfulness," Moscow not only rejected the note as "slanderous" but produced...

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