TURKEY: A Scalp for the Taking

In all Turkey there is probably no man whom Premier Adnan Menderes would rather see behind bars than stocky Kasim Gulek, 51-year-old leader of the opposition Republican People's Party. As Gulek tells it, Menderes once promised that on the day Gulek finally went to jail the prison barber who cut off his thick black locks would be rewarded with a gold-plated watch. "That Menderes," says the opposition leader in his fluent American English,* "is a full-blooded Iroquois. He wants to scalp me."

Last week shrewd Kasim Gulek deliberately offered Menderes an opportunity...

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