BRAZIL: Dictator Under Cover

Just back from six months in Latin America, Latin-wise Correspondent Roland Hall Sharp last week began a series of uncensored articles in the Christian Science Monitor. First victim was big Brazil, which most people in the U.S. think of as a great & good friend of democracy. Correspondent Sharp found much to admire, much to praise. But he blasted the dictatorial methods of President Getulio Vargas. Sore point: the rigid censorship ("so urbane and clever that it lulls many correspondents into voluntary compliance with its blackout of the free press"). Wrote Mr....

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