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Croatia and Freedom of the Press

In the article "White House Shifts Stance on Yugoslav Republics," July 9, Susan Woodward is quoted saying that in Croatia "the press is now more controlled than it was under communism."In many ways the press in Croatia is freer than in the United States. I just returned from a brief trip to Croatia, after eight years of exile, during which I found that the newspaper stands are replete with literature ranging from anarcho-pornographic to virulent nationalist, representing views that would frequently have a hard time finding their way in puritan and self-censoring America. Tomislav Sunic, Huntingdon, Pa. Letters are welcome. Only a selection can be published, subject to condensation, and none acknowledged. Please address them to "Readers Write," One Norway St., Boston, MA 02115.

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