CHILE: Conquering Hero

Radios blared it, headlines screamed it, and the buses and trucks that carried jubilant Chileans into Santiago bore it as a legend: "The Antarctic Is Ours." Wind-bronzed President Gabriel González Videla was home from his flag-planting expedition to Graham Land (O'Higgins Land to Chileans) where he had defied the British lion (TIME, March 1). He had set off an explosion of Chilean patriotism, and made himself the most popular man in the country. In Santiago last week, 200,000 Chileans cheered him when he landed at the airport, shouted vivas as ponchoed huasos...

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