MEXICO: Green Light

Swarthy servants shined up gleaming swords one night last week in Mexico City, next morning laid out the heavily gold-braided uniforms of army commanders of Mexico's military districts. These satraps had been summoned by General Lazaro Cardenas, expropriating President of Mexico, to back him visibly with their presence when he opened the Mexican Congress last week. As is their jealously guarded privilege, the Congressmen each wore a pistol. General Cardenas was in mufti, for he is the "New Deal" hero of underprivileged Mexicans. All Mexico was tense with anticipation, for New...

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