PHOTO OF BRANDEIS letter to Gomyko, diversity in america, happiness

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A state-wide Purdue tour visit-; cd the Ray Brothers and Noble] plant in Hobbs and tomato fields j nearby and at the Stokely plant,\ officials from two states and I Canada met. the United States this year than any year in the history ; of the country. LAST YEAR a new record of | 3,440,000 births was set. Up to ~ * ' the end of May the increase this INDIANA, incidentally, pro- j year was 456,000 babies, but this riuced more than one-sixth of! whittled down by the the nation's tomato tonnage last | unusually high birth rate dur- y° ar - I ing the second half of last year. Looking at Life By ERICH BRANDEIS (Copyright. 1947, King Features Syndicate. Inc. Dear Mr. Gromyko: Some time when you have an hour or two to spare I would like to have you take a little walk with me. There is no need taking an interpreter interpreter along because you Erich Brandeis seen the' real that are already in existence right here in New York and in many other American communities. communities. You will be able to learn much about the United Nations. You will learn that it takes no involved charters and legalisms to unite nations, no general, assemblies assemblies and . security councils, no skyscraper palaces, no pomp and circumstance, no vetoes, no armies and 'navies and atomic bombs, no lies, no deceits, no hypocrisies. On our walk you Will sec- people people of all nationalities, all races, all creeds, all colors and languages languages and political affiliations, living next dopr to each, other, playing together, laughing together, together, borrowing each other's pots and pans and eggs and vacuum vacuum cleaners. You will see Christians mar- , rying Jews, Greeks courting Romanians, Romanians, Negroes going to the same schools with Whites, Indonesians Indonesians wanting nothing' from the Dutch. You will see Protestant churches in the same block with s p e ajt English; synagogues, Hindu temples al- very Avell — I j most adjoining Catholic chapels have heard you j —you will see one religion hon—and hon—and you will > oring the other, and above ali have no trou-lyou will see all kinds of differ- ble ing everything that is going to be said. "When you and I are through with our walk you will have United Nations understand- j ent people minding their business and respecting other's privacy. own each _ But you will see moire than that on this walk. You will see complete lack of fear, and you will probably wonder hqv/ in this "decadent and decaying imperialistic country" country" people can laugh -and sing arid dance and have a good time when, according to your own ideas, there is nothing but misery misery and despair here in America. America. • =• . You will hear people vilify Republicans and Democrats, you will hear them insult our president, president, our senators and congressmen, congressmen, you will see them shake hands and chat with policemen (who, incidentally, are also fathers fathers and sons and brothers and friends here in this awful country country of ours), and in your entire walk with me you won't find a single concentration camp, practically practically nobody starving, and even the Communists in. Union Square w. ell. dressed, well fed and riding around in their own cars. So you see.. Mr. Gromyko, even if your idea of the United Nations never comes to anything—which anything—which I am afraid it won't—we already have the United Nations right here in the United States for you to see and, if you are still on speaking terms with your fellow delegates, delegates, to show to them as an example example of what can be done when the four freedoms of which the late President Roosevelt spoke are in actual and practical use. Sincerely yours, ERICH BRANDEIS. PERMUTIT" the home appliance that turns hard water into..« SOFT WATER Rkb, soft-water suds for bathing, bathing, shaving, ibampoo. More comfort and cle»nlioe»s... less housework! Act now I Authorized Sales, Service Tipton, Hamilton Counties PERFECT WATER SERVICE 203 West Jefferson Phone 785 PAID FOR Phone Tipton 1570 •> TIPTON Driver Pays

Clipped from The Tipton Daily Tribune19 Aug 1947, TuePage 2

The Tipton Daily Tribune (Tipton, Indiana)19 Aug 1947, TuePage 2
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