Salute to Boy Scouts

By Don Sheraon

First Published February 10, 1970As the United States this week pays well-earned tribute to the Boy Scouts of America, it is timely to take a look at a sort of left-handed compliment paid the Scouts by Pravda, official organ of Soviet Russia.A Tennessee newspaper published what was described as an editorial from Pravda, which proclaimed: “A Pravda survey reveals that an organization called the Boy Scouts is turning American youngsters into hostile, warmongering imperialists. Every boy who is forced to join the Boy Scouts is trained to be a master of all forms of espionage, violence and germ war-fare. He quickly becomes the ...


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