FOREIGN RELATIONS: South and East

Diego Rivera is a potbellied, brown-skinned Mexican artist whose murals have gained him fame, controversy, a good living. In his pink & blue studio-houses near Mexico City, he has lately enjoyed the services of a beauteous, raven-tressed Indian model named Nieves (pronounced Nyay'-vezz); the visits of numerous young U. S. women, devotees of art; and notoriety spiced with danger. The danger came from Mexican Stalinists, who, according to ex-Communist Rivera, would like nothing more than to put him out of the way. With the cooperation of Mexican police, they actually did land him in heavy trouble last month, by...

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