GREAT BRITAIN: No Cheers for the Victor

Anti-Communism last week won a victory in a place where it least deserved one, a suppurating slum called the Gorbals that sprawls southward from the rat-ridden wharves of Scotland's Glasgow. Most of the Gorbals' massive grey granite houses were built a century ago when thousands of poor laborers began to arrive in Glasgow. Now 85,000 human beings cram its 252 acres. In many of its tenements 30 people share a single doorless toilet, and the odor of garbage hangs heavy in the stairwells. There is an undertaker on every other block. A...

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