GREECE: Our Dead Demand . . .

To Cairo by plane from London hurried King George of the Hellenes to steady the rocking boat of the Greek Government in Exile. Promptly he promised a government "composed largely of Greeks who have lived in their country under enemy occupation." Promptly he persuaded liberal Sophocles Venizelos to take the premiership he had declined a week earlier (TIME, April 17).

Popular Premier Venizelos knew what most Greeks in the Middle East urgently wanted: an end to the old Tsouderos cabinet's dilatoriness, a broadened government capable of administering liberated Greece until elections could be held. His crushing task was to find...

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