Hungarian Uprising Communist regimes collapsed across Europe in 1989... but could that have happened decades earlier? Host Steve Inskeep talks to Malcolm Byrne of the National Security Archives. Byrne helped edit a new book of documents detailing the tragic history of Hungary's failed 1956 uprising.

Hungarian Uprising

Hungarian Uprising

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Communist regimes collapsed across Europe in 1989... but could that have happened decades earlier? Host Steve Inskeep talks to Malcolm Byrne of the National Security Archives. Byrne helped edit a new book of documents detailing the tragic history of Hungary's failed 1956 uprising.