Hungary: Try for Respectability

Even more than most Soviet satellites, the regime of Hungarian Puppet Janos Kadar is regarded by the U.S. with revulsion. Ever since Kadar was installed by Soviet bayonets that snuffed out the 1956 revolution, the U.S. conducts almost no trade relations with Hungary, maintains a skeleton legation and only a chargé d'affaires in Budapest. In addition, on the motion of the U.S., the U.N. General Assembly every year schedules the Hungarian question for debate, receives a report from the U.N.'s special representative, New Zealand's Sir Leslie Munro, on the continuing suppression of human rights and freedom by Soviet occupation forces...

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