A Capitalist Looks at the Commissars, an Addresss to the National Press Club by Cyrus Eaton, October 30, 1958, at National Press Building, Washington DC.
Eaton is introduced by Mr. John Horner, president of the Press Club. Eaton describes early interactions with Russia by Sam Harper, Russian expert at University of Chicago. He describes his own visit to Russia, meeting with Khrushchev, meeting with many embassies, and meeting with many farmers, educators, and business man. He explains how Khrushchev and the people seek peace and fear nuclear destruction. Khrushchev admired the scientists at the Pugwash Conference. Eaton decries the US propaganda machine against Russia. Eaton said priority of the Russians was education. Eaton describes the concerns of statesmen, industrialists, bankers and journalists in France, Austria, Germany, Denmark and England, worried about nuclear war. Eaton speaks against participation in. Formosa Straits. Eaton speaks against the Cold War and offers the solution of trade with the Soviet Union. He hopes that President Eisenhower and Khrushchev meet and talk.
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