RUMANIA: Revolution?

Russia's news blackout of Rumania was pierced again last week by rifle flashes and the suggestion of muffled cries, scudding feet and bodies thudding in the dark. From Bern, Switzerland, New York Timesnum Daniel T. Brigham reported somewhat luridly that in Bucharest Communists had attacked the Royal Palace, other State buildings. Communist outbreaks were said to have taken place also in Brasov, Craiova and Caracal. The Red Army took no part in the fighting.

The revolt was said to have been organized by Anna Pauker, formerly a left—wing trade-union organizer in the U.S., where her husband,...

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