CUBA: No Intermeddling

Genial about his resemblance to "Andy Gump" is famed Governor Eugene Robert Black of Atlanta's Federal Reserve Bank (TIME, Dec. 9). Last week he suddenly began to act like comic strip Andy's fabulously rich "Uncle Bim" who airily bandies millions of dollars in "real money." Governor Black had been called on to stop runs against two prominent Havana banks. Gumpfully he ordered $25,000,000 in cash loaded into several airplanes, flew in one of them to Havana where bank running stopped abruptly.

Fear of revolution was at least one reason why Cubans wanted to...

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