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Internal Dissent Grows, r 30 Palm Beach Post, Wed., November 13, 1968 Young Unhappy Over Nixon Win , In Communist Parties I I ft m- iwn r ' j position, implicit In Czechoslovak invasion, that orthodoxy is the only road. Longo has been trying to meet the combined pressures of part of his rank and file and of Moscow for a softer position on Czechoslovakia without giving his non-communist adversaries at home the delight of a retraction of the party's original condemnation of the invasion. This has taken the form of Increasingly cautious language In party debates and documents dealing with Czechoslovakia. Thus, the first days' "grave dissent and re-proval" by the Politburo became a mere reference to "the grave and sad facts of Czechoslovakia" by the lime the Italian Central Committee met on Aug. 29. Longo, at a mid-October meeting of the Central Committee, continued to make a strong case against the Soviet action. He expressed "astonishment" at Moscow's violation of the previously recognized principle of noninterference in the affairs of other Communist parties and states. At the grass-roots level, a letter of Silvio Marganti, a Milanese party member, printed in L'Unita, the Communist daily, was revealing. He called the Party's dissent unfounded, expressed solidarity with the Soviet party and government in their action to prevent the success of "counterrevolution" in Czechoslovakia. Other Italian party leaders have continued to support the Longo line but with wary words. Thus "dissent" and "disapproval" are no longer usi.'d; the Soviet action was an "intervention" and not an "invasion." And the whole incident Is said to have resulted from "policy of blocs," which is the fault of "American imperialism through the Atlantic Alliance." The domestic test will come on Nov. 17 when about a million voters, widely scattered throughout the country, will go to the polls In local elections that could furnish an indication of the cost of the Czechoslovak events to the Italian Party. NOW The only other Western Communist party that still asserts any claim to political power, the French party, was caught by the Czechoslovak crisis at a particularly bad time, a correspondent in Paris reported. Hurt both by their inability to get their timing right on' support or nonsupport for last spring's student-worker upris-, ing and by their subsequent-electoral losses, the French; Communist leadership again showed signs of uncertainty; and indecision. The party secretary. Yal- deck Rochet, and his Politburo, started out with a strong state-' ment of "surprise and reprobation" for "disapproval,"' and into retreat when they, hailed as "a positive step" the agreement reached between the Soviet leaders and President Ludvik Svoboda of Czech-, oslovakia. As in Italy, it is estimate d that one-third of the rank a-id file of the French Communists' who have expressed them-' selves in letters have urged fidelity to Moscow. The'leadership of the British Communist party (3.3,000 members! called the invasion "completely unjustifiable." But, as elsewhere, it initially found a big body of rank-and-file opinion defend Moscow. West Germany's illegal party, which depends for support on East Germany, defended the action in Czechoslovakia. So did a new, legal West tier-man splinter party (6,000 members) on the grounds of "grave danger" to Socialist progress in Czechoslovakia. In Finland despite proximity to the Soviet Union and constant pressure from Moscow, the Communist party condemned the invasion. In Sweden, the party issued a strong condemnation of the Soviet action, and saw its vote drop from 6.4 per cent in 1066 to 2.9 per cenl this year. In Norway and Denmark, where Communist parties also condemned the invasion, the principal result was to silence or neutralize their campaigns to take the two countries out ot. the Atlantic Alliuroe. OPEN! "The students care, but they didn't have much of a choice," he continued. "It they had candidates they were all turned away or killed. A lot of editors we've talked to were taking a very cynical view toward the electoral process. Mark Levin, editor of the Michigan Daily, said he found "a tremendous fear ot what's going to happen in the next years" among the students at the University of Michigan. "The atmosphere in our office was absolutely dead after the election," he said. "Maybe 70 per cent of our staff wouldn't have voted in the election, but now that Nixon won, they're really upset." "We can remember Nixon from 1960 and the memory of Joe McCarthy In the early fifties," he went on. "We may not have lived through it but we know about it. His appeals to law and order and his choice of Spiro Agnew were enough to scare anybody." The radical activists of the New Left, who are weighing their future tactics, believe the coming year will bring repression and harassment, but some are also hopeful. "The coming years are going to be a period of growth, difficulty excitement and new opportunities," said Carl Oglesby, one of the chief theoreticians of Students for a Democratic Society. "I'm kind of looking forward to it." While Oglesby foresees a "stiff period, with a rise in Right-Wing vigilantism," and "attacks" on the New Left, he also believes that a New Left-Liberal coalition will be formed and that the Democratic Party will be beneficially "shaken up." Liberalism "will become more Leftist" in response to challenges from the new administration, he said. "The Liberal-Center coalition Is no longer running the country, and that makes a dif-ference in politics," Oglesby said. "It probably gives some running room for Liberals; for Instance it was difficult for Liberals to develop a dovish philosophy when they were responsible for running the war." "We have a tightrope to walk," he added. (t) New York Tim NpwServlT NEW YORK Young people are greeting the election of Richard M. Nixon with a lack of enthusiasm. ' "Nobody really cared that much about the electior." commented David Bruck, a member of the editorial board of Harvard Crimson, "But now that Nixon's elected, people aren't too happy." .This year's presidential election excited little interest among the college and under-M) generation because of a widespread feeling that voices ot change had been shunted aside, that the major candidates were similar and that neither was speaking about the issues important to youth. "The most striking thing atj'out this election is not what the voters chose, but the pov-( ftj; of their alternatives," the Crimson said in an editorial. "They were not offered any candidate who opposed the war in Vietnam or even one willing to discuss it openly and without subterfuge," the editorial continued. "The candidates battled one another over the issues of race, the cities and the revolt of the students, but in a way so removed from the realities, of these issues thai the people who should have had the most interest in this election the young, the poor and the blacks remained uninvolved." "A lair estimation of the mood is alienation," said John Zen, a Washington editor of he College Press Service which supplies articles to more than illlt undergraduate papers. France Flexes Military Muscle PARIS (AP)- France commemorated peace Monday with a show of arms a parade of military equipment which officials pointed out was all French-made. The ceremony was to celebrate the 50th anniversary of Armistice Day, the end of World War I. President Charles de Gaulle, who was in a German prisoner of war camp 50 years ago, reviewed the parade. WINNING PERFORMANCE her current Broadway appearance Marlene Dietrich displays her still as a chanteuse. La Dietrich is a glamorous figure in a glittering grandmother who'll be 64 next evening gown on the stage during month. Katherine Hepburn Will Star In Story Of 'Coco ' By SHEILA GRAHAM HOLLYWOOD (NANA) Paramount has close to four million dollars invested in the stage production and film rights of "Coco," the story of couturiere Madame Chanel in which Katharine Hepburn will star on Broadway next season and in the movie afterwards. Meanwhile, Kate is preparing the movie she will direct. She may like to know that Lee Remick is campaigning for the lead. Between campaigns, Lee picks up her divorce this ...I llfMi t I !lCTTTr SINGLES CLUB PARTY DANCE 8:00 P.M. " isi,am)i:k koom SEA VIEW HOTEL SINGER ISLAND MB fTva ITiTMH (D N.V.TIninNnnSrrvtre ROME More than two months after the Soviet-led invasion of Czechoslovakia, Western Communist parties from Finland to Italy are still wracked by the worst crisis of internal dissent and external pressures since the 1956 Soviet repression of rebellion in Hungary. Observers are cautious about predicting long-term injury to the parties, at least in those places, notably Italy and France, where they are relatively strong. The strong Communist parties of Western Europe have shown strong resiliency. In Italy, at least, most observers believe that this stems from the fact that many of the communist votes are votes against the status quo rather than for the Communist program. Several common factors in the situation facing most Western European Communist parties are disclosed in reports from correspondents of the New York Times. With only two exceptions, Western Communist parties speedily condemned or dissented from the invasion of Aug. 20-21. Only the party in Luxembourg and the clandestine West German tutelage, approved the action. Despite this dissociation from the invasion, in almost every case the result has been damage to the Democratic image that the Western Parties have painstakingly sought to construct for themselves. Some Socialists nostalgic for the popular fronl, such as Ric-cardo Lombard! of Italy and Guy Mollet of France, hailed the repudiation as a significant sign of Communist eligibility for a partnership in democratic ventures. At the same time, disavowal by Western Communist leaders of the action of the Soviet Union, for 50 years the fatherland of socialism to European leftists, provoked resentment among the rank and file and even among some leaders. Finally, the Soviet Union is mounting a potent counterattack against its Communist critics. This has taken such forms as pamphlets directed against western party leaders; reported threats to reduce or cut off vital subsidies to Western Communist publications and even the threat of formal expulsion of dissident Western leaders. The man on whom these combined threats and pressures probably bear most heavily Is ailing 68-year-old Jig! Longo, secretary general of the Italian Party 68, a union which, with 1,600,000 members and a quarter of the electorate, is the biggest in the West. The Italian party was the originator of the concept of "many roads to socialism," a concept contradicted by Moscow's IT'S HAPPENING AT THE STERLING MIME 775 N. LAKE BLVD. NORTH PALM BKACII "MUSIC NITELY" the piiv o nmiiir popul uu i a vmni) i Palm Beach Jr. College Players Present "PHILADELPHIA, HERE I COME!" NOVEMBER 14,15,16,17 8:14 P.M. ADULTS H 00 - STUDENTS $1.50 Box Office - 965-8300 Directed by Frank leohy Nyman HOUSE OK PRIME RIBS and SEAFOOD SPECIAL MENU with TWO DINNERS FOR ONE PRICE! 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Christmas Letter Mailed To Soldiers HAYWARD, Calif. (AP) A six-mile-long Christmas letter weighing almost two tons and containing thousands of individual greetings to American servicemen will be air-shipped to Vietnam for the holidays. The Daily Review in Hay-ward, which is sponsoring "Miles of Messages" to Vietnam, has constructed special reels in its parking lot to mount the giant roll for newsprint. In urging the public to write cards for the Christmas letter, the paper said: "If there is a special time to remind our fighting men In Vielnam of America's appreciation for Iheir service, we feel that time is now." The Review, anticipating letters from throughout the United States, will paste them onto the newsprint for forwarding to Vielnam. """HevueforSwt" it v PATTY DAVIS 3 SHOWS NITELY (SUPPER SHOW 9 P.M.) TUES., thrw SUNDAY Ml-1 A.M. ' rCipt. Floyd MijorV the SEAVIEW HOTEL . 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