PORTUGAL: The Rule-Breaker

The trouble with General Humberto Delgado was that he was not following the script. Gesticulating wildly, he told a crowd of 2,000 in a Lisbon high school that he stood for "the persecuted intellectuals, the university graduates without means of work, the abandoned artists, the writers intimidated by the censor, the technicians denied the possibility of giving their best, the muzzled journalists —in fact, all that in other countries represents a true level of culture."

The crowd roared back: "Humberto! Humberto! Humberto!"

"To the present government," shouted Delgado, "we repeat what we said...

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