OPINION

September 8-12, 1952

ALL-POWERFUL AMERICA: Washington, 11 – Speaking today in Kansas City, Secretary of State Dean Acheson made the following statement, among others: «As of last January, the Soviet Union has been systematically and methodically seeking to stir up hate against the American people, characterizing them and their leaders as callous and inhuman.» Observing that this tactic was contradictory to Russia’s pro-peace proclamations, he stressed that Americans must consolidate their military defense forces so as to increase the economic, political and social power of the free nations. He then said that the production of armored tanks, airplanes and other weaponry had been increased sixfold in order to help both the USA and its allies respond to attack from any quarter. POULTRY FARMS: Certain central parts of the city have been turned into poultry farms and the roosters are keeping local residents awake during the night. ALEXANDROS PAPAGOS: The Daily Express of London has published an article by Mr Sefton Delmer who writes: «(…) The Americans are looking forward to one, and only one, answer to the problem in Greece. And that answer is one man: The same man who saved Greece when the Italians invaded in 1940 and again when the bandits appeared to be winning in 1947 and 1948. That man is (Field Marshal Alexandros) Papagos (…).»