RUSSIA: Stalin Laughs!

So secretive an Asiatic is Josef Stalin that up to last week not even the leading U. S. correspondents in Moscow were positive that he has a wife,* how many children he has, or their sex.

Correspondent Eugene Lyons of the United Press obtained last week the second interview ever granted by Comrade Stalin. (His first was granted four years ago to a fellow Asiatic, the correspondent of Japan's Osaka Mainichi Shimbun.) At Correspondent Lyons' request, the Dictator confirmed a general impression that he has a wife (no picture of her is known...

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