Hungary 1956 - reading guide

Man spitting on decapitated head of Stalin statue, Hungary 1956.

Libcom.org's reading guide to the 1956 Hungarian uprising against the Communist dictatorship which saw a general strike declared and workers' councils spring up across the country.

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Harrison
Oct 14 2012 15:49

i would recommend this, which if i get time i will add to the libcom library.
http://www.vorhaug.net/politikk/hungarian_tragedy/

It is written by Peter Fryer, the Daily Worker (now Morning Star) correspondant in Hungary who rebelled against the paper editorship (CPGB stalinist party of which he was a member) when they attempted to censor his reports of the uprising. This book split the CPGB