Late Cold War - Effects of De-Stalinization Khrushchevs Thaw o attempt to ease the tension with the West especially the United States o allowed for

Late Cold War - Effects of De-Stalinization Khrushchevs...

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° Effects of De-Stalinization Khrushchev’s Thaw o attempt to ease the tension with the West, especially the United States o allowed for criticism of the government, publication of a critical novel mainly only criticism of the Stalinist Era o transfer from industry competition to idealistic competition 6u The Hungarian Revolution, 1956 , o significant turning point in Khrushchev’s rule, showed the perhaps de- Stalinization was a bad idea o Radio Free Europe attempt to create stations that would broadcast anti-communist material and messages to try and rise up against their Soviet government radio isn’t new but it is difficult to control, it was a good way in the western eyes to offer different perspectives to Soviet Union residents extremely popular among young college students o Spontaneous student revolt used a band that they marched through the streets of Budapest \ marching toward the radio station in Budapest and broadcast their demands free elections freedom of the press freedom to assemble Hungarian forces blocked their way, when they tried to force their way; they were shot at by Hungarian forces led a funeral from then on away

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