HUNGARY: Just Claims

The Communist Hungarian government announced last week that it would release Robert Vogeler, an American who has served 14 months of a 15-year sentence on a charge of spying. The U.S. Government, said Budapest, had "declared themselves to be ready to accede to various just Hungarian claims."

Nathaniel Davis, U.S. Minister to Hungary, added: "All I can say is that the announcement ... is correct and that I am very pleased."

Robert Vogeler, 39-year-old assistant vice president of the International Telephone & Telegraph Corp., and its representative for Eastern Europe, was arrested by the Hungarian Communists in November 1949. Arrested and...

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