No. 702
Editorial Note

On July 9 the Second Conference of the Socialist Unity Party of the German Democratic Republic convened in Berlin for four days of meetings. In addition to the documentation presented below on the proceedings at this conference, a complete record of the meetings is contained in Protokoll der II. Parteikonferenz. Excerpts of the record are also printed in Ulbricht’s Zu Fragen der Parteiarbeit, pages 327–357, and Die Entwicklung des volksdemokratischen Staates, pages 307–322, as well as in Dokumente der SED, volume IV, pages 70–79.