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HUNGARY MAY HONOR DAY OF 1956 UPRISING

Budapest's Communist Party has proposed that Oct. 23, the day the 1956 anti-Stalinist uprising broke out, be celebrated as a symbol of popular will for democratic reform. Only last year there was an official ban on any public gathering Oct. 23. The ruling Communist Party this year reversed its decades-long official assessment of the revolt as a counter-revolution, saying it began as a popular uprising.