HUNGARY: The Unvanquished

In Vienna one day last week a Telex machine, ominously silent for almost a week, suddenly sprang to life. Slowly and with much stuttering an unknown keyboard operator in Budapest hammered out the following message:

BUDAPEST IS IN FERMENT TODAY. HUGE MASS DEMONSTRATION HANGS OVER CITY. TEN THOUSAND WORKERS FROM INDUSTRIAL AREAS ARE MARCHING ON PARLIAMENT. RUSSIAN AGENTS TRIED TO STOP THEM BUT HAVE BEEN BRUSHED ASIDE. THEY BLOCK ALL BRIDGES AND SPECIAL PATROLS ARE AROUND PARLIAMENT BUILDING.

From a dozen other sources, as the day went by, came confirmation of the astonishing...

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