PORTUGAL: Ready to Go?

For a quarter of a century ascetic Premier Antonio de Oliveira Salazar has slaved 18 hours a day, six days a week, giving the Portuguese the sternly ordered rule he thinks best for them. The least the little economics professor expected in return was public admiration, and for a surprisingly long time for a strongman, he got it. But though his budgets are tidily balanced, his people are still poor, and increasingly fed up with the lack of freedom and the harsh police methods of Salazar's paternal dictatorship. Portugal's money is stronger...

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