Leopold Jessner will continue in his position as director of the Prussian State Theatre in Berlin, a report in the Berlin press today states.
The contract between the government and Herr Jessner is to expire soon, and the Minister of Cults and Education, Becker, decided to renew the contract notwithstanding the vigorous campaign conducted in the nationalistic press against Jessner, the Jew. The newspapers charge Jessner with “Bolshevism in Art.”
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