GREECE: O Aghelastos

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Carnival time brought no carnival to Athens last week. The people did not, in the fashion of happier years, cavort through the streets behind the gaitanaki (mock donkey formed by two clowns). The season brought only reminders of the fact that Greece was one of Europe's unhappiest nations.

At Athens' Acropole Palace Hotel, a U.N. commission was hearing witnesses on Greece's imbroglio with her northern neighbors. From Washington came an Olympian statement from Secretary of State Marshall, welcoming Greece's new coalition Government but warning that it must put Greece's chaotic house...

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