International: Supply & Demands

The Kremlin went on with its carefully planned peace offensive, just as if nothing had happened. But of course, in East Germany, something had.

In Hungary, the Iron Curtain was raised to permit three western newsmen to attend a "world peace council," and to hear Comrade Journalist Ilya Ehrenburg talk about the "entirely new circumstances" which had caused the Soviet Union to "want to reach an agreement with those who profoundly dislike us." In Italy, Communist Leader. Palmiro Togliatti advocated bringing either the Communists or the left-wing Socialists into the government, talked of "synchronized...

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