Brazil: The Man Who Became a Hope

As a rabble-rousing labor leader, Brazil's João ("Jango") Goulart never hesitated to make political time with anticapitalist proclamations. "My only commitments are to the proletariat," he once said. As an opportunistic Vice President under Jânio Quadros, he toured Red China, heaping praise on Mao Tse-tung's regime as "an example that shows how people can emancipate themselves from the yoke of their exploiters." Last week Goulart, now Pres ident of Latin America's biggest and most important nation, arrived in Washington for a seven-day visit to the U.S. A 21 -gun salute greeted...

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