YUGOSLAVIA: Defying Goliath

In the ancient Slovenian capital of Ljubljana one morning last week, a bronzed, imperious figure strode to the lectern of the city's fair pavilion and energetically joined in the applause for himself. Then, as the 1,806 delegates to the Seventh Congress of the Yugoslav League of Communists began to chant his name. Marshal Josip Broz Tito picked up the gauge which had been thrown at his feet by Nikita Khrushchev (TIME, April 28).

"Certain comrades." said Tito, had cast suspicion on the Socialist character of Yugoslavia. "There is talk that a tactical attitude...

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