Foreign News: Indictment for Murder

The spark that set off the Hungarian explosion blew across from Poland in June 1956, when the workers of industrial Poznan (pop. 372,000) revolted. By October Moscow had been forced to grant the Poles a large measure of independence. The question then arose: How much further could Moscow go in granting freedom to other restless satellites? Evidence before the U.N. committee suggests that there was a difference among Soviet leaders on this point. One group, probably the marshals, was against any further concessions, and eager to crush any rebellion that might take place...

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