BRAZIL: States' Wrongs

The United States of Brazil last month were given a new Constitution by their Dictator. Last week at a great open-air ceremony in Rio de Janeiro attended by Dictator-President Getulio Vargas, the Cabinet, highest army and navy officers and thousands of workers and schoolchildren, 20 Girl Scouts solemnly burned the flags of each of the 20 United States of Brazil upon an altar. Meanwhile the President had hoisted a large national flag. Simultaneously schoolchildren representing each of the 20 States hoisted 20 small national flags. Thus was symbolized the new Constitution's...

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