GREECE: Smirks, Guile, Bluster

Wily Greeks hurried to Athens last week, sought rich pickings. Dictator Pangalos had been deposed, jailed (TIME, Aug. 30). His equally notorious successor in dictatorship, General Kondylis was, per force, passing out the plums of his new regime. The time was ripe for unctious smirks and fawns, for oratory, guile and treachery. The Greeks were happy. Even Admiral Hadjikiriakos, supposedly down and out as the crony in dictatorship of General Pangalos, was able to spellbind the Athenian rabble for an afternoon in Constitution Square. At eve he sought the new Dictator—with and against whom he has plotted many times-presented a...

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