Communists: In-Laws & Outlaws

Marshal Tito of Yugoslavia, Communism's prodigal son, was welcomed back into the fold last week. There he stood, alongside Nikita Khrushchev himself, beaming with pleasure on the rostrum of the Kremlin's Great Hall from which he had been cursed for the past 14 years. When the first applause of greeting died down, ex-Heretic Tito told Russia's comrades what they wanted to hear: "Our views are identical or very close together" on cold war issues. "Certain differences remain." he admitted, but "we shall do away with them through constructive cooperation."

Nikita Khrushchev, beaming with pride at having patched up one...

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