COMMUNISTS: The Great Schism

The high-powered, bulletproof ZIS limousine sped along Belgrade's narrow streets and broad avenues, between lines of poplars and policemen, lined up in front of the Great Hall of Topchider Park. Out of the car stepped a husky man in a blue dress uniform. Marshal Josip Broz Tito, Communist dictator of Yugoslavia and a gaudily tricked-out specter to the rest of the Communist world, was going to make a speech.

He strode into the hall amid frenetic cheers from 1,642 delegates to the third Congress of the Yugoslav People's Front. While his followers...

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