Kingsport Times Newspaper Archives Jan 25 1954, Page 9

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Kingsport Times (Newspaper) - January 25, 1954, Kingsport, TennesseeBest values in Homes farms and business property Are offered in the want ads below tourist s report College editor tells own Story of 3 weeks behind Iron curtain this f the first of six articles by Richard Elden. 20-year-old journalism student at Northwestern University re porting on what he saw did thought heard on a three week tour of soviet Russia from which he has just returned. Elden. Whose Home is in Chicago was one of seven u. S. College editors who Matte the trip. And today he starts telling Abonit it in his own Way Ana his own words. By Richard Elden Chicago trav Eling Miles and spending three weeks in the soviet Union it is certainly impossible to make any generalizations or judge ments of the people and the government. It is possible Only to report objectively what i saw. It is difficult to say whether or not what i saw is indicative of the Cour itry As a whole. It is Safe to assume that i was shown the better things. Someone once said that there Are no experts on rus Sian affairs merely varying de Grees of ignorance. As one looks out of his hotel window at the five red stars glowing All through the night above the Kremlin one thinks what is behind the Kremlin what Are the people like what do they eat what do they read what do they think about Ameri cans How Well do they live the people i met were both Friendly and curious. Many of the people i met had never seen the american press since world War ii does not show the life of the soviet Union objectively. He claimed it is propaganda for War. We asked to what extent he reads american newspapers. He said that he had not read an american newspaper thoroughly in the last three years. A bomb movie set for release soon congressman says Washington ins the chairman of the joint congressional committee on atomic Energy disclosed today that a motion picture showing the full enormity of the Hydrogen bomb s destructive Power will be re leased in a matter of rep. Sterling Cole who Heads the important House Senate group declared it is time to bring Home to the average Cit Izen the potential menace of hell bomb warfare. Cole believes the super weapon will become the principal tool for total War in the arsenals of National news service a if aug. Ii Juuti w Ai Oti Tajo

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