GREECE: Reprieve

Mark Ethridge of Louisville and representatives from eleven nations arrived in Greece. They were just another U.N. committee charged with compiling a complicated report. Nobody expected to hear from them until the Styx froze over.* But almost before they had time to unzip their briefcases, they were neck-deep in an impassioned Greek controversy, stood accused of meddling in Greece's domestic affairs, and had snatched five Greek Leftists (including a 15-year-old orphan named Odysseus Doukas) away from a firing squad.

Ethridge and his colleagues on the U.N. Balkan Investigating Commission were instructed to check on charges and countercharges of frontier violations,...

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