BRAZIL: New Capital

And in one year of work We've gone from hut to palace . . . Brasilia! New destiny!

Six hundred miles northwest of overcrowded Rio de Janeiro, in airy hills 4.000 ft. high on the edge of Brazil's vast jungles, forty city planners sat at a dinner table spread with snowy linen, and one of them recited an impromptu toast to progress in building Brazil's new capital. A year before, when they landed at the site, they found just one adobe hut. There now, nearly complete, stands a six-story hotel. 500 houses, and famed Architect Oscar Niemeyer's flowing, two-story Presidential Palace,...

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