EGYPT: What Happened to Hilaly

To a U.S. correspondent in Cairo last week went a cable from his editor requesting an interpretive piece on why Premier Ahmed Naguib el Hilaly Pasha fell. Replied the correspondent: "Can't give real reasons from here. Do you want ostensible ones?"

The censors were sitting tight on the story of the intrigue that felled Egypt's most promising Premier in years. Like all suppressed stories, it became garbled and sensationalized as it spread by whisper, but this week the outline was coming clear.

June 20, on a train speeding from Alexandria to Cairo, Foreign Minister...

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