GREECE: Conspiracy of Conscience

The Greek police had gone to extraordinary lengths to try to avoid arresting Lady Amalia Fleming. She is, after all, the widow of Britain's Sir Alexander Fleming, who won the 1945 Nobel Prize for his discovery of penicillin. Because of his marriage to Greek-born Amalia, the achievement is particularly honored in Greece, where nearly every village has a Fleming Street. Lady Fleming, 62, is a noted bacteriologist in her own right and a World War II heroine of the Greek resistance. Thus when the police were tipped off that she was involved...

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