GREECE: Quicker, Gjanni!

Wild-eyed and bloody-faced from cuts and gashes, a terrified Greek chauffeur pulled up with screaming brakes last week in front of Athens' Evangelismos Hospital. Nimbly out of the bullet-riddled car stepped Eleutherios Venizelos, since 1910 eight times Premier of Greece, bitter foe of present Premier Panayoti Tsaldaris. Startled internes leaped forward, helped 68-year-old M. Venizelos, who was unscathed, to lift from the floor of the car the limp body of his rich wife. Blood oozed from her clothing. After a hasty examination doctors found that four bullets had grazed her lungs and...

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