Communist Dope: Cardinal Mindszenty and the “Confession Drug.”

Communist Dope: Cardinal Mindszenty and the “Confession Drug.”

Oxford: Catholic Social Guild, [1949]. First edition thus. A two-sided leaflet (5 ½’ x 8 ¾”) reprinting an article from the January 15th, 1949 issue of “The Tablet,” the Catholic weekly published continuously since 1840. Discusses the arrest and imprisonment of Hungarian Cardinal, Jószef Mindszenty, an outspoken anti-Communist who was convicted in a show trial in 1949 and imprisoned until the Hungarian revolution in 1956. Describes the “dread weapon of Communist tyranny,” the drug Actegron, which forces confessions due to a kind of mental paralysis. Very minimal edgewear, about Fine. No record for this leaflet in WorldCat. Scarce. Item #06353

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