Dominican Republic: Propaganda War

"I wish to speak clearly," said the letter. "I was sent here by the Morgan, Rockefeller and Du Pont groups." It was signed "Bruce Palmer," commander of U.S. forces serving with the OAS soldiers in the Dominican Republic. Printed in Patria, the leftist daily published in Santo Domingo's rebel zone, the patently phony letter protested that Palmer should not be called "second-in-command" to Brazilian General Hugo Panasco Alvim, chief of the OAS forces, and concluded: "Who would be capable of supposing that a Brazilian could give orders to a white, blonde, Protestant...

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