Hungary: 1956 Myths

Further Ramblings of a N.Irish Magyar dispels the three myths about the 1956 uprising in Hungary. posts Adrian Courage's photos and text from the uprising anniversary rally that turned violent. Searching for Utopia writes on the history of the 1956 uprising. The beatroot, in the comments to this post, discusses the sorry role that Radio Free Europe and Voice of America played at the time of the uprising.

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