MEXICO: The Domino Player

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Mexico, the old, picturesque land of the eagle and the serpent, of barefoot peasants drowsing in the plazas and well-shod politicians browsing in the treasury, is passing through a new kind of revolution. After the pistol-packing generals and the gay-grafting statesmen, the republic has a new and different President who has embarked on nothing less than a wholesale program for cleaning up Mexico. This revolutionary President is a slight, grey, austere man named Adolfo Ruiz Cortines, who took office last December at 61, the oldest man to become Mexican President...

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