Foreign News: Apes, Lies, Gate

For close on 1,000 days keen, witty Jan Otmar Berson has been the hard-working Moscow correspondent of Poland's authoritative, official Gazeta Polska and P. A. T.. the official Polish News Agency.

Last week he filed a crisp account of mating between humans and apes on a Soviet experimental farm, adding as a snapper: "The purpose seems to be to improve the next generation of the Soviet population." That done, Jan Otmar Berson dropped in on one of the concluding sessions of the Communist Congress for promoting the null Revolution of the World Proletariat. The...

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