RUSSIA: Youth's Year

The first thing that First Party Secretary Nikita Khrushchev did after his sensational speech attacking the "cult of personality" last February was to call a meeting of the Central Committee of the Communist Party to have it confirm his denunciation of Stalin policy. Last week, meeting again to review the effect of his policy, the Committee faced an agenda studded with disaster.

Destalinization had sparked a revolt in Poland, a revolution in Hungary, strikes in the Ukraine, widespread unrest in East Germany, Lithuania, and Estonia. Most of these disturbances could be tied to the youth of those countries. Young people, many...

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