National Affairs: Crucified

Secretary of Agriculture Arthur Mastick Hyde last week was to have made a formal address to 800 agriculturists meeting in Washington. But when the hour arrived he excitedly put away his prepared speech and shouted a warning that "those who did not possess strong stomachs should leave the [Hotel Willard] ballroom." Then, his voice keyed up, tears in his eyes, he proceeded to tell his auditors just what he thought of Russia. Excerpts:

"I confess that I cannot understand the type of American whose stomach is strong enough to permit him to regard anything Russian with a tolerant spirit. The Soviet has...

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