MEXICO: A Walk In the Sun

Unguarded and alone, the President of Mexico strolled out of the hot sunshine of Mexico City's Avenida Madero into the cool interior of the High Life Men's Store. At the counter, Manager Roberto Bloch absently said: "Yes?" Then he took another look at his customer and gasped: "Yes, Mr. President?"

Miguel Aleman wanted an English scarf. He was in no hurry. He lingered over a red and black number, asked Bloch what he thought of it. Finally he selected a red scarf with yellow dots and a yellow one with red dots. He paid, picked up his package and walked out...

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