GREECE: Republicans Revolt

Most Greeks have more than a suspicion that their Royalist Premier, ruthless M. Panyoti Tsaldaris, expected to restore Greek King George II two years ago, if hired assassins had only succeeded in slaying the greatest of living Greeks, foxy old M. Eleutherios Venizelos, eight times Premier and even in retirement the strong "Shield of the Republic."

Ever since M. and Mme Venizelos were taken, wounded but miraculously alive, from their bullet-riddled limousine (TIME, June 19. 1933), Greeks have been expecting the trial of Gangster Georgios Karathanasios if it ever began to end in a revolution. Before...

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