Latin America: Diego Draws

Publicity-wise Diego Rivera, whose varied tastes have led him to paint Lenin in a Rockefeller Center mural and to advocate cannibalism, last week chalked up a new achievement. He took a pot shot at a Mexico City bus driver—something many a Mexican has always wanted to do.

For a time, the truth was hard to come by. The aggrieved bus driver said that, when he failed to pull his bus out of the way of Rivera's car, the famed muralist had pumped bullets at him from a .45 semiautomatic. "Nonsense," cried Artist David Siqueiros. At...

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