GREECE: King in Waiting

After almost seven years in exile, King Constantino of Greece awaits a political fate rare even for present-day monarchs. By popular vote, Greek citizens will decide next week whether he should return as the crowned head of a democracy or whether Greece should become a republic, effectively ending a royal tradition of 141 years.

In a ten-minute telecast last week, Constantine, 34, said that he hoped to return home soon—whether as King or as a citizen. He promised that the royal family will abide by the decision of the voters.

Constantine's exile has...

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