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Burying a Hungarian Hero

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11 minutes
First broadcast:
Tuesday 17 June 2014

In 1989 the body of Imre Nagy, Prime Minister during the 1956 Hungarian uprising, was reburied in a public ceremony in Budapest. He had been executed on the orders of Moscow. It marked the beginning of the end of Communism in Hungary. Ivan Baba was master of ceremonies at the 1989 funeral.

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