Portugal: Revolt on the High Seas

If it was conceived as a rebellion, it was a flop. But if it was a publicity stunt, it was imbued with idealism and conducted with a flamboyance that forced the world's attention on an issue that the world had long ignored.

The stunt was planned and plotted by Portugal's Henrique Galvão, 65, soldier, playwright, pamphleteer. His object was to dramatize the wrongs wrought by Premier António Salazar, who is unquestionably a dictator, but a man so seemingly mild that even the most fervent libertarians have trouble working up any great indignation...

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