CUBA: No. 2's No. 6

It was eight years before Cubans got sufficiently agitated to chase Tyrant Gerardo Machado off their beautiful island (TIME, Aug. 21, 1933). It was nearly two and a half years more before they calmed down sufficiently to hold a regular Presidential election to replace him (TIME, Jan. 20 et ante). Last week, at the end of a breath-taking series of six Provisional Presidents since the flight of Machado, Cuba inaugurated its sixth legally elected President, Miguel Mariano Gómez, who happened to be the son of its second President, General Jose Miguel Gómez.*...

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