Greece: The King & the Fox

By day, while the temperature hovered near 90°, Athenians lounged at the beaches, sipped iced ouzo in cafes, and only the straw-hatted tourists defied the heat, toiling up to the Acropolis to commune with history. By night, the history was happening down below.

Thousands of students marched through Stadium and University streets, arms locked, chanting "Pa-pan-dre-ou," and passing out leaflets exhorting, "Young men of Athens, help us for the triumph of democracy. Down with traitors!" Finally, the demonstrations became riots, and police were forced to quell a stone-throwing mob with clubs and...

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