GREECE: Victory for Papagos

Six-and-a-half hours after the polls closed in Sunday's general election in Greece, Field Marshal Alexander Papagos was able to claim a landslide victory for his year-old, Gaullist-like Greek Rally Party. With 49% of the popular vote, the party will have 241 seats in the 300-member Parliament. It was the second greatest political victory in modern Greek history, matched only by the Liberal sweep in 1928. The Communists got 10% of the vote, but won not a single seat in Parliament.

Next day King Paul, who a year ago had refused to send for Field Marshal Papagos, though he had then...

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