FRANCE: Embarrassing Witnesses

France, with its generally proud record of hospitality to political refugees, was one of the first to open its borders to the Hungarians. But a good many of the 9,500 fugitives who made their way there were unhappy last week. Among other reasons, they themselves were living testimony to the failure of the workers' paradise, and thus were proving embarrassing to France's Communists, who set out to make the refugees' lives as miserable as possible.

The Communist newspaper L'Humanité, though hampered by the fact that most refugees were plainly workingmen, seized every...

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