April 19, 1955

EINSTEIN: Princeton, 18 – At 1.15 a.m. local time the famous Professor Albert Einstein died at Princeton hospital, New Jersey. He had been suffering from an inflammation of the gall bladder. The distinguished mathematician and physicist was 76 years old and had been working at Princeton’s Foundation of Advanced Studies. His remains have been cremated. Previously, however, all his main bodily organs, including his brain, were removed for examination and study purposes. (…) There was no funeral service. GREECE-BRITAIN: Paris, 18 – An anti-Greek broadcast by London radio regarding Greece’s claim to Northern Epirus is being seen in allied circles as an unfortunate move in British policy against the Cyprus problem. The sources observe that Britain was the only one of the major powers that had supported Greece’s view on the Northern Epirus issue at the Peace Conference in 1946. Britain’s reneging on its former position is unworthy of a great power that claims to be fighting for the principle of democracy around the world.