HUNGARY: Putting on the Pressure

In the Communist book, no index of success or failure is more sternly noted than the degree of farm collectivization. Among the satellites, impoverished Bulgaria ranks highest, with 95%. Hungary ranks second to last, ahead only of Poland. Ever since the Hungarian revolt, when farmers up and left the collectives, the Communist leaders have had a hard time getting them back. Last December Hungary's Party Boss Janos Kadar confessed to Moscow that only 17% of the land was collectivized, and added, "We know we are behind other Socialist countries . . . but we are moving ahead as quickly...

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