SATELLITES: The Quavering Chorus

From Peking to Berlin the rulers of the Communist world dutifully chorused delight at Khrushchev's coup. But some among them did so with an uncontrollable nervous quaver. In East Germany a spokesman for heavy-handed Communist Boss Walter Ulbricht edgily scoffed at journalistic speculation that the changes in Moscow might inspire "similar revisions" in East German leadership. In Hungary the Budapest radio feared that "certain revisionist circles" might try to take advantage of the situation and said that "necessary firmness must be displayed." Poland's Gomulka and Yugoslavia's Tito were plainly pleased: their...

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