From the Poznan riots to the Battle of Budapest, the one voice which should have been heard above the tumult of revolt was that of Yugoslavia's Marshal Tito. For "Titoism," if not Tito, was at the bottom of most of the trouble. Yet Tito had little to say while events were going further than he intended. Like any dictator, he wanted no dictation from the streets. Last week Tito spoke.

What impelled Tito to clarify his position was an oblique rumor, reprinted with deliberate intent in Moscow's Pravda, that the "reactionary fascist uprising" in Hungary was all Tito's doing....

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