HUNGARY: Spirit of Passive Resistance

Through Budapest recently circulated a clandestine leaflet: "Further armed action in the face of the overwhelming strength of the Soviet army is both impossible and pointless. We Magyars must now go to the road of Gandhi." Last week there were no anonymous Gandhian millions squatting in the path of the ten Red army divisions still in Hungary. The passive resistance of the defeated Magyar nation was all in the heart and head.

In the Csepel Island industrial works, famed center of revolt, grimy threadbare workers were responding to the reiterated Communist propaganda...

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