BRAZIL: Candidate Vargas?

In Brazilian political patter, Queremistas (we want-ers) are tub-thumpers for President Getulio Vargas. In Rio last week, the Queremistas, with or without presidential encouragement, thumped resoundingly. In Brazil's Federal District they shouted: "We want Getulio."

But if Getulio Vargas was about to go back on his announced stand ("I am not a candidate") and enter the Dec. 2 presidential election, he was telling no one. In 1930, lacking votes, he had launched his "candidacy" with the guns of his Rio Grande do Sul gaúchos. Now, he could probably corner an easy majority in any election, but the fire power was...

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