BRAZIL: The Winner

Brazilians staged the largest popular election in South American history last week. The apparent winner, ex-War Minister General Eurico Caspar Dutra, was backed by Getulio Vargas, the man who had ruled Brazil for 15 years, under a form of government the U.S. considered (but did not officially call) dictatorship. But impartial observers agreed that the election had been carried out fairly and squarely.

Handsome Brigadier General Eduardo Gomes, who had had the support of the "best people" in his campaign for the Presidency, still did not concede defeat, and at week's beginning only a third of the votes had been counted....

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