GREECE: Reds in the Middle

The first effects of the new Kremlin twist—back to Popular Fronts—was felt in Greece last week. There, with a national election only a week off, the Communists were switching to middle-of-the-road political parties. The orders came via "bandit radio" from Rumania, with the voice of exiled Communist leader Nicholas Zachariades telling Greeks to vote for Premier Nicholas Plastiras' National Progressive Union of the Center in the Nov. 16 general election. While naming Plastiras "a traitor ... an enemy of the people and an agent of American-ocracy," Zachariades said Communist voters must aim at "getting the highest possible democratic...

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