National Affairs: Hardening Line

Hardening Line The U.S. Government moved slowly in the presence of serious events last week toward a sterner position in the cold war.

President Eisenhower led the U.S. protest against the Kremlin's execution of Hungarian Revolutionaries Imre Nagy, Pal Maleter and two comrades (see FOREIGN NEWS) with his strongest anti-Communist statement since Budapest. "I cannot think of any incident that could have, and has, more shocked the civilized world," said he at his press conference. "It is clear evidence that the intent of the Soviets is to pursue their own policies of terror and intimidation to bring about complete subservience to their...

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