HUNGARY: I Forgive Them

Communist Boss Matyas Rakosi had a painful fortnight. He had had to deal with a counterrevolution in a stadium, a Premier who tried to go AWOL, a peasantry that insisted on owning its farms, a proletariat that insisted on higher wages, and —worst of all—a Christian who prayed for Communists.

Political Football. Ferencvaros is the name of a middle-class district in Budapest, also the name of Hungary's oldest and best soccer club. The team's rooters are anti-Red. Two weeks ago Ferencvaros played the all-Communist Iron Workers, Rakosi's own club. Into the Ferencvaros...

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