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Hungary After 1956 #51714

ABC Evening News for Friday, Nov 17, 1978
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(Studio) Janos Kadar, Hungarian leader, ending of visit to France reported Helsinki agreement issue noted. Item with regard to changes in Hungary introduced.
REPORTER: Peter Jennings

(Hungary) 1956 film of Budapest uprising against Moscow puppet government shown. Use of USSR tanks noted. Casualties noted. Reporter notes presence of her relatives, the Martons, among those fleeing West. 1978 film of Budapest shown. Cntry. said still firmly planted in USSR camp. Parade celebrating anniversary of Russian revolution shown. Absence of memorials to those slain by Russians in 1956 noted. Kati Marton recounts her family's experience. Tells of parents' journalistic careers; chgs. as spies for United States noted. Peter Kokosh's story told. Janos Kadar credited with liberation of Hungary. Kadar's role in 1956 revolution recalled. People and government said to have reached understanding.
REPORTER: Kati Marton

Jennings, Peter;
Marton, Kati

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