December 1-15, 1952

GREEK CHILDREN: London, 12 – According to reports from Geneva, the executive committee of the Red Cross Association decided today to abandon any more efforts to repatriate Greek children being held behind the Iron Curtain. On the other hand, the committee will continue to work with the Red Cross’s international committee regarding the repatriation of Greek children living in Yugoslavia. BALKAN COMMITTEE: United Nations, New York, 12 – The peace committee today decided to mobilize the Balkan sub-committee which observers on Greece’s borders. The peace committee consists of 14 members. The decision was made by a majority of 12, based on a proposal by the British delegate. Russia and Czechoslovakia voted against the proposal. CRAZED CAT: Volos, 12 – A rabid cat has bitten the wife of Volos judge Mr P. (…), the newspaper vendor J. (…) and Mr H.O. NATIONAL THEATER IN THE USA: New York, 11 – The Christian Science Monitor newspaper carried a report today on the success of the National Greek Theater in America and printed photographs of its stars, Katina Paxinou and Alexis Minotis in their performances as Oedipus and Electra, as well as the chorus. The newspaper suggests that there should be a similar theater in Washington, funded by the state, as in Greece.

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