Growing discontent in eastern Europe causes savage Communist purges. Stalin is slowly losing his iron grip. What does it mean? How will it affect U.S. foreign policy? FROM behind the Iron Curtain, news reports are bringing warnings of increased dissension and strife in Soviet-conquered nations. Eastern Europe is being swept by a rising tide of resistance which has provoked Stalin into sending his cleverest representatives to strengthen Russia's rule. Stalin needs the organized manpower and industrial potential of his European satellites to continue his cold war against the West. The question is how long can he maintain control? Will dissension in Communist Party ranks in Czechoslovakia, Hungary and Romania produce new "Titos" who will repudiate Moscow? Is the change in American foreign policy going to alter political conditions in Soviet countries?
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