THE VICE PRESIDENCY: Appointment in Gargalianoi

Ever since he became Vice President of the United States, the son of Theofrastes Anagnostopoulos had yearned to pay an official visit to his family homeland in the hills of southern Greece. There was only one hitch. The country had been taken over in 1967 by right-wing army officers, headed by Colonel George Papadopoulos, who had ousted Parliament, canceled the constitution and subjected a number of political opponents to imprisonment and torture. Last July, when the fiercely anti-Communist officers showed no signs of restoring democratic government soon, the U.S. House of...

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