HUNGARY: Budapest: One Year Later

A little less than a year ago, TIME Correspondent Edgar Clark watched Soviet tanks crawl into Budapest, dodged bullets in Budapest's Szena Square when 2,000 students overturned streetcars to use as fragile barricades against the Russian guns. Last week, back on a brief visit granted by the Communist government, Correspondent Clark reported on Budapest one year after:

In Szena Square only a rare pockmark remains. On the corner where the fighting was most savage, an old woman stands, basket in arm, selling hens. On the surface normalcy has returned. Grass and flowers now...

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