Communists: The Split Is Real

Radio Peking grew so angry with the Russians over their withdrawal from Cuba that it used a new technique for its philippics : each sentence was followed by a burst of martial music. With or without brass accompaniment, the discord between Moscow and Peking reached a crescendo last week, and no one any longer pretended harmony. In Budapest, addressing a congress of the Hungarian Communist Party, Moscow Delegate Otto Kuusinen. 81, oldest member of Khrushchev's Presidium, denounced a Red Chinese visitor two seats away: "Bigmouthed extreme leftist critics are bravely brandishing their...

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