An examination of the published statements of various Bolshevik leaders, particularly Premier Khrushchev, up to the close of 1962. The aim of the study is to see, behind the public language of these figures, important clues to their state of mind and feelings and also to determine the Soviet leaders' views of themselves, the West, and the nature and extent of their concern for the successful establishment of world communism. (See also RM-3506, RM-3618.)
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