Foreign News: Stalin's Foster Children

Newly completed Sverdlov Hall inside the ancient Kremlin Fortress was used for the first time last week by the newly-elected Congress of the Russian Soviet Federal Socialist Republic, the largest legislative unit of the Soviet Union. Moscow papers hailed the 727 delegates, most of them young (between 20 and 30), as "Stalin's Foster Children." They are the newest of New Bolsheviks, milkmaids, mechanics, primary teachers and such, straight from the farm, shop or classroom. Most cannot remember Nicholas II, many have only dim recollections of Lenin, and all were on tiptoe last week to roar cheer on cheer for Stalin, completely...

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