DOMINICAN REPUBLIC: Man of Discernment

As a man of discernment and honesty, Dean J. A. Bonilla Atiles of the University of Santo Domingo's law school refused to plump for Dictator Rafael Leonidas Trujillo's reelection.

Because he was also a prudent man, Dean Bonilla immediately hightailed it for the safety of the Mexican Consulate. When he emerged, on the Government's guarantee of security, a member of the secret police clubbed him with a steel riding crop as he strode into Ciudad Trujillo's Rialto Theater. He would probably have been shot had not his wife thrown herself in front...

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