GREECE: The Resolute Hand

Behind shuttered windows in a villa outside Athens, doctors fought for the future of Greece. Tuberculosis, contracted in Nazi concentration camps, had finally struck down aging (71) Field Marshal Alexander Papagos. For months the news was played down while the ailing Premier directed affairs of state through deputies. The resolute hand that had steered Greece through the last three years was needed in a new crisis. U.S. economic aid was dwindling, the country was in a bitter mood about Cyprus, and Greek Communists were pushing for a popular front. But one night...

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