World: PUTTING THE SQUEEZE ON CZECHOSLOVAKIA

CZECHOSLOVAKIA, the little country that is trying the difficult and perhaps impossible task of combining Communism with freedom, is continuing to stir up resentment and alarm in its Communist neighbors. Russia and the more orthodox Communist states of Eastern Europe, in turn, are putting enormous pressure on the Czechoslovaks to restrain their liberating zeal. It is a conflict that could lead to tragedy.

Two of the men who rule the Soviet Union, Communist Party Boss Leonid Brezhnev and President Nikolai Podgorny, flew into Warsaw last week for an emergency conference. Their troika partner, Aleksei...

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