Hungary: TRAVELING WITH MIKOYAN QUOTE BY QUOTE

WHEREVER he went—and, as it turned out, whatever he said—Anastas Mikoyan got rave notices from his cold-war-weary U.S. audiences. "Forthright," was the word used by Detroit industrialists after lunch with Mikoyan. "Refreshingly frank," glowed a U.S. State Department official. But cold print throws another light on Mikoyan's forthrightness and frankness. Traveling quote by quote with Anastas Mikoyan:

"The hubbub around the Hungarian question was created here for the specific purpose of encouraging the cold war. There is order in Hungary; there is culture, production and happiness. Recently, elections took place. I recently...

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