A Letter From The Publisher: Nov. 13, 1964

GAVIN SCOTT, our Buenos Aires bureau chief, was sipping a pisco sour in Santiago and planning to attend the inauguration of Chile's new President when the news of trouble began to come in from Bolivia. That country's Vice President was in open rebellion against the government, and other military men were siding with him. With his knowledge of Bolivia, which is part of his over-trie-mountains territory, Scott knew that the government there needed support of the military to continue in power, and recognized the situation as a symptom of serious difficulty.

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