Greece: Traveling Tall

The glory that is Greece last week played host to the grandeur that is Charles de Gaulle. French Sûreté agents flew in ahead of time to go over the dossiers of resident foreigners and eye new arrivals at Hellenikon airport. Greek army engineers prowled the sewers of Athens, searching for hidden bombs; grey-uniformed cops stood guard 25 yards apart along the eight-mile parade route. Emotionally, a retired Greek general announced that he was personally ready to slash his wrists to give blood, if De Gaulle were shot. More prudently, Greece's Premier Constantine Karamanlis had his own blood typed, in case...

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