A Letter From The Publisher: Apr. 10, 1964

LET'S talk, without pretending — that any particular common denominator exists between them, about a revolution, a cat and a girl.

The revolution overturned Brazil's "Jango" Goulart (see THE HEMISPHERE). Latin American revolts are a hazard to TIME because they usually seem to happen on the weekend, after we go to press, but this one came in plenty of time for thorough coverage. What is more, Hemisphere Editor George Daniels, in Rio on a previously planned trip, was ready and eager to help Bureau Chief John Blashill and his staff during 37, mostly sleepless, hours of reporting. The coup started just as...

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