CUBA: Unhappy Doctor

In the luxurious third-floor apartment of Havana's rococo presidential palace, bachelor Ramón Grau San Martin had finished his morning cup of sweet black coffee. On the stroke of 9 he walked down the private stairway to his office below. He was ready for a day-long procession of visitors.

Long medical practice (at $50,000 a year) has made Grau one of Cuba's best listeners, and he gets many a political earful. One morning last week, six deputations (a women's delegation, veterans, politicians, sugar growers, students, labor leaders) and a succession of individual pleaders...

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