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Soviets: By 1980, Everything Will Be Free

July 30, 1961 - Here is what the Soviet people are promised by 1980 in the Communist party's 20-year program announced today:

1. Free medical services.

2. Free maintenance of children in schools.

3. Free maintenance of people unable to work.

4. Free apartments and communal services.

5. Free public transport.

6. Free communal meals in factories, institutions, and collective farms.

7. Abolishment of taxes and reductions in retail prices.

8. Beginning in 1980, free water, gas, and heating.

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