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Information Please

“The Soviet people did not want bread; they wanted information!” Helen Teplitskaia slaps the table to make her point. “The easiest way to control people is to deny them access to ideas, to limit what they can hear and see, prevent them from reading books and magazines that do not follow Communist thinking. “But,” she […]

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Munchkins

Somehow we missed them on our first stroll around the tables, even though they were wearing large cloth flowerpots on their heads. They’re just so darned short: after all, they are Munchkins. Actually we heard them before we saw them: “The photos are for sale. Buy a photo and we’ll sign it. Only five dollars. […]