864.918/7–1745: Telegram

No. 746
The Representative in Hungary ( Schoenfeld ) to the Acting Secretary of State 1

297. Gregoriev[,] Pushkin’s Assistant[,] has asked Balogh for list Hungarian newspapermen previously correspondents wholly or in [Page 645] part for foreign newspapers and who will presumably engage in reporting subsequent to reestablishment international communications. This is first evidence Russians will raise blackout on foreign correspondents but there are no indications they will permit uncontrolled reporting.

  1. The gist of this message was included in telegram No. 65 of July 19 from Grew to Byrnes (file No. 800.00 Summaries/7–1945).