GREECE: Little Room

The late, great Eleutherios Venizelos was an astute politician and a tower of antiroyalist strength. His son, Sophocles, assumed that he had his father's talents. Last week young Venizelos made his first major bid for power, and lost.

He had been irritated because Premier George Papandreou had slipped off to Rome to talk with Winston Churchill without informing his cabinet. Young Venizelos was afraid that the supple premier was playing too close to Britain and the cause of Greek monarchy. He was also afraid that the Leftist EAM (Greek Committee of Liberation)...

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