Foreign News: Munk

What does it mean when an orator says "in Russia's sphere of influence the civil liberties of non-Communists are suppressed?" Last week TIME Correspondent Robert Low was in Szeged, a south Hungarian town famous for paprika and embroidered slippers, when Communist suppression became a dramatic reality. Low cabled:

A gusty wind, sweeping up from the Banat plain across the Yugoslav frontier, seemed to heighten the nervous tension in the town. It snapped at the shawls and embroidered blouses of the peasants, sent newspapers and political handbills scurrying around the huge square in clouds...

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