The Press: End of Story

For two embattled weeks, United Press Correspondent Russell Jones was the only U.S. newsman left in Hungary (TIME, Dec. 3). By teletype, telephone and courier he filed the full story of rebellion, reprisal and resistance. Last week, as two other Western correspondents arrived in Budapest on temporary visas, Jones, whose visa had expired, was given three days to leave the country. "What happens," he asked a Foreign Ministry official, "if I stay?" Came the reply: "Please, Mr. Jones, do not try."


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