HUNGARY: The Ideological Struggle

Militarily and economically, agreed the few Western newsmen in Budapest last week, the Hungarian revolution was at an end. After eight weeks of valiant resistance, the nation's patriots, intellectuals, youths and workers were finding the Communist police system too much for them. Guerrillas were leaving the frost-whipped hills and woods. Factory workers, stood over by Russian "production police," were reluctantly facing their machines.

Western observers, however, were careful to qualify judgment of the incredible Hungarians with such statements as "morally and psychologically, the revolution is as strong as ever." Something like...

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