GREECE: Fascinated Bankers

"We must think of my client, Mr Insull, as a Greek, and judge him as a Greek!"

So cried Demetrios Lazarimos before the five gowned justices of Athens' Court of Appeals sitting in judgment on the U. S. Government's petition to extradite Mr. Insull for trial in Cook County, Ill. on charges of larceny and embezzlement.

Outside the courtroom Athenian crowds roared: "Long live Greek Justice!"

In Athens white-haired Samouel Insullos has become enormously popular. Few Hellenes put their savings in Middle West Utilities. They know Fugitive Insull only as a pleasant old gentleman...

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