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By S. Alexander Weinstock

The plans for this research have been formulated among 1956 and 1958. For it slow then, I were attracted to the tactics of non-public and social lodging and within the components that have been chargeable for resistance to alter. whereas a graduate pupil at Columbia college at the moment, i used to be additionally affiliated with a multidisciplinary examine staff at Cornell collage scientific schools learning the reactions of individuals of varied cultural and social backgrounds to events of tension. The Hungarian refugees have been one of many teams being studied. I hence determined to adopt a learn of the method of acculturation, the Hungarian refugees offering an awesome inhabitants. i didn't count on to come across any severe problems. remember that, the paintings was once beset with each kind of hassle, monetary, conceptual, etc., that sometimes accompanies study tasks. it's only now, greater than a decade later, that i'm in a position to current my findings of their ultimate shape. i'm happy to have this chance to specific my in­ debtedness to the various those who made thIS examine attainable. i've been lucky in having lecturers, colleagues, and pals, an analogous individual, who helped me within the formula usually all in of the matter, provided encouragement alongside each step, and taught me the very talents i used to be to use.

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One America, 3rd ed. (New York: Prentice Hall, 1952), p. 213. 2 Emil Lengyel, Americans 'rom Hungary (New York: J. B. , 1948), p. 124· 3 d. H. J. M. ), pp. 127 and 129 and E. K_ Koranyi, A. Kerenyi, G. J. 6 (June 1958), 393-394. THE SAMPLE Hungarians to corne to the United States on a parole basis. 4 Upon their arrival, all of these people were flown to Camp Kilmer, New Jersey, a former United States Army base, where a reception center and temporary housing facilities had been established for them.

After Stalin's death in I9S3, Rikosi was deposed in favor of Imre Nagy. Nagy launched a "New Course" in the government, promising special concessions to the peasants, increased production of consumer goods, more tolerance of political activities, the release of political prisoners and the liquidation of internment camps. After the fall of Malenkov, however, Rakosi returned to power and withdrew the concessions made by the Nagy government. After the Twentieth Party Congress in Moscow, in I9S6, the discontent in Hungary came into the open.

32 HUNGARY: I9I4-I956 To him, it lacked legality. He attacked aspects of the program of land reform. The Church had owned I/I7th of Hungary's total arable land, about I! million acres. With the program of land reform, the Church lost considerable power and property. Mindszenthy stressed the charitable works the Church had performed using income from its estates. He defended institutions serving the spiritual and other needs of the people. Mindszenthy's bitterest struggle with the Communists began in I948 when the government introduced a bill to nationalize the parochial schools.

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