Soviet I nion. published in ei vast number of languages, li is a beautiful photographic magazine, printed em firsl qual-
"y paper, li shows well-dressed, happy,
filing, and contented people, ei land
"' sunshine, fertility, emd peace, with
'■'I'l'v emd playing children, with con-
titration on the arts eunl humanities
.'"nl devoted to the peace of mankind,
'here is nol a gun in the whole maga-
'""'. not ei sign of lhe seamy side of
'te ii presents ei pie-lure of a veritable
heaven on earth. And multitudes of stu-
''''"ts eiri' acquiring their ideas ol Russia
r""i thi- magazine and kindred literature.
'he' complement to lhat idea is pub-
'cized with equal fervor, I have here
1 Copy eef ee booklet ci ri'lllei ti'el through-
u' the world in multiplied millions of
'"I'ies. This is the American edition
'"lille-el. Report on II nt Crimes in
yOrea, published by lln- Commission of
'"'Tiieiiieeiieel Association of Democratic
'*Wyers. I purchased il al the Commu-
lsl bookstore in I.os Angeles, called
?<= I'm, er, — ive Bookstore, 1806 Wesl
'..''v,'iilh Sin.,.i. It's a compilation of ihe
"'hiest ami mosl treasonable lies ever
l l't together in one volume. Yel it
'I"'' 11 > circulated on the American
"''''ts. I'll read vou an extract:
''Massacres, murder, and
'i Co or
io ihe ev idence of Pyonj
ihe Chairman of tin
People's Committee, 35,383 civilians
(19,149 men and 16,234 women i were'
murdered in the district ol Sinchon
during lhe American occupation which
lasted from October 17 to December
7. 1950. lhal is for less than two months.
On the ev Idence examined, the following
facts can hi' established beyond doubt.
"On October 111. 1950. in the city ol
Sinchon, behind lhe building of the
People's Committee, ;e mass murder ol
about 900 men emd women, including
about 300 children, w ei- committed.
Seeme' eif lhe women were pregnant.
"Tbe murder weis committed by
order of the commander of the American occupying forces in the city: Harrison."
This refers to Major Genera] Harri-
son. A friend of mini' look him a copy
of ihis emd showed il lo him in Korea.
He was literally heartbroken to think
that ii weis allowed to circulate openly
in lhe- American streets.
"Harrison was presenl when his order
was fulfilled and look photographs nl
ihe execution. The murder was committed as follows:
"All the people- were pushed into em
open, deep grave. Harrison ordered them
lo lake oil their clothes, then ordered
fuel oil lo III' thrown over till' victims.
who were set on fire. Those who tried
to gel oul of the grave' were shot. A
witness declared. 'The rries and shrieks
of these people were heartbreaking.
Those who were nol burnt to death were
buried alive." Harrison came lln- next
eleiv and took photographs.
Smoot: Is this typical of lhe stuff
they put oul?
Si inv vuz: This is mild compared t"
-umi' of the others which, il I tried to
ri'eul. would cause trouble «ith lhe television authorities.
Smoot: Hut surely no one' in America
believes such monstrous lies.
Si IIW VI!/: 'l es. there ein- people ill
America who believed it. I have nut
them. Vast sections of the population
throughout the world believed il. That -
edl they hear, emd be not deceived evil
communications corrupt good manners.
No man's judgment is anv heller than
his information. And then- is being
buill up toward ihis country coldbloodedly, scientifically, and effectively
ei terrible body 'if burning and malignant hatred to pro*, iele its creators w Ith
a deadly instrument of massacre and ox-
termination when the moment is considered appropriate.
If there's one' priority more desperately urgent than anv other, it's that the
true story of American Christian civilization should reach the student masses
of -\siei. in honks eunl volumes as well
printed, as well prepared, and as cheap
as those offered by the Communists.
Unless we enter and win lhe battle for
Acts FORUM NEWS, June, 195,
lhe world studenl mind, the outlook l.n
the future is perilous and desperate.
Smoot: Why do educated intellectuals become Communists? Wherein lies
the appeal of communism to them?
Schwarz: To answer this, we need to
understand the very nature of the Communist promise which has seduced see
many intellectuals throughout lhe world.
Communism is nol primarily a program lo change society. It is a program lo change human nature itself.
Men have' dedicated their lives In the
improvement of the quality of a plant.
A man who weis once vice-president of
this great land i- today endeavoring to
improve lhe quality of chickens. Success in ihis field will constitute him a
benefactor of lhe human race. Communism promises to utterly remake human
character, personality, emd culture, to
redeem mankind frnm sin. and lo populate Ihe earth wilh a quality of industry,
intellect, courage, and selflessness which
history heis never known. Communism is
ei religion, promising ei new heaven and
ei new earth wherein the redeemed sheill
I'l ii- epiiele' l.lu Shao-chi, Chairman
of ihe Standing Committee of the1
People's Congress in China, outstanding
theorist of Communist China, from his
heink. Hole To He tl Coot! Com mn nist.
published hv tin- Foreign Language
Press uf Peking, China. October, 1951:
"\\ heii is the fundamental eiml common duty of us Communist party mem-
bers? \s everybody knows, ii is to
establish communism, lo transform the
presenl world into ei Communisl world.
Is ei Communisl world good or not?
\\ i eill know that it is very good. In
such ;i world, there w ill In- no exploiters,
oppressors, landlords, capitalists, imperialists, or fascists. There will he nn
backwardness, etc. In such ei seieitiv. eill
human beings will become unselfish eunl
intelligent Communists with a high level
e.l culture and technique."
Smoiii : What a picture!
Si iivv vuz: II.' presents ei picture of
Communisl world conquest, with a con-
sequenl perfection of lhe human race.
Many people, shallow in thought processes, immediately say. "Well, communism heis a very good goal- a goal quite'
eikin io ihe geied of Christianity. There
musl hi' much theit's gond in it."'
There is no form of thinking more
dangerous them lo adjudicate a movement hy ils goal rather than its methods.
Every charlatan ami half-wit of history
has had et good goal. Tin- real question
is nol how good is the goal, hut will
ihe methods advocated bring that "...eel
lo pass? I say to the Communists,
"Huh. so you're going lo remake the
human race. That's very interesting.
Ilow're you going to do il?"
(Continued mi I'ntxe 591