I love you, lady of Puerto Rico, Like the noble blood that has sanctified The Fatherland of Betances and of Diego*
And of the wise master, Albizu
Campos . . .
Manhattan police, poking through the tenement apartment of Lolita Lebron, last week uncovered several such impassioned verses among her drab effects. They were written by Lolita, the fiery divorcee who organized and led the armed assault on Congress (TIME, March 8), and they serve as a sort of battle hymn for the fanatic Puerto Rican Nationalist Party that also staged the 1950 assault on Blair House. Lolita, police discovered, is...