EAST-WEST: A Display of Anniversary Amity

At the Soviet birthday party, Brezhnev proposes a major test-ban treaty

It was the eve of the 60th anniversary of the Bolshevik Revolution, and representatives from the Communist and Socialist parties of no fewer than 104 countries were on hand in Moscow to help the Soviets celebrate their three score years in power. Present for the party, probably the biggest in Moscow's history, were such Communist all-stars as Hungary's Janos Kadar, Poland's Edward Gierek and East Germany's Erich Honecker. In the Kremlin's starkly modern Palace of Congresses, President Leonid Brezhnev rose to...

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