BOLIVIA: Aftermath of a Coup

In La Paz the victory over tyranny was being consolidated. Students and teachers, ordinary citizens, tin barons and tin miners alike supported the efforts of the revolutionary Junta. TIME Correspondent Frank Norris traveled up from Buenos Aires with returning exiles to report the scene:

Under the Joseph Urban sky of this 2½-mile-high city, the lampposts are gaily decorated with huge red, green and yellow rosettes with strings of light bulbs between. These were put up to celebrate Bolivia's Independence Day. The ornaments are in grotesque contrast with the spirit of the city.

Today the citizenry thronged the Plaza Murillo, not to...

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