ANIMALS: The She-Hound of Heaven

Predictably, the loudest outcry came from Britain. THE DOG WILL DIE, WE CAN'T SAVE IT, wailed London's mass-minded Daily Mirror. Before BBC's announcer had even finished reading the Russian bulletin, more than 50 irate telephone calls began jamming the switchboard. The Royal Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals averted complete telephone paralysis only when a quick-thinking operator urged all callers to "make your protest direct to the Soviet embassy, Bayswater 3628." The United Kingdom's second great humanitarian society, the National Canine Defense League, made a nationwide appeal for one moment of silence each day at 11 a.m....

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