GREECE: The Flame

Nostalgia for ancient grandeur welled up last week in Greece. It was too bad that the Red guerrillas were still around to spoil things, like mosquitoes at a garden party.

Maria Angelakopoulou, a pretty, 19-year-old Girl Scout, had the biggest day of her life. In Olympia, site of the Temple of Zeus, she kindled a flame for the Olympic Games at London by focusing the sun's rays on an olive branch. Maria's family was poor; her traditional white garment was a piece of borrowed store cloth held together with pins. Red bandits had cut off Olympia until the day before...

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