BRAZIL: Appeal for Confidence

The tired lines of three and a half months' hard work plain on his face, President Juscelino Kubitschek sat down at a polished oak table in Catete Palace behind a radio microphone one evening last week. He glanced down the table at the assembled members of his Cabinet, checked the time, then picked up a sheaf of papers and began to read what amounted to a nationwide appeal for patience and confidence. The slow, forceful voice was clearly heard and clearly understood: "This government took over with two main objectives: to fight...

Want the full story?

Subscribe Now


Get TIME the way you want it

  • One Week Digital Pass — $4.99
  • Monthly Pay-As-You-Go DIGITAL ACCESS$2.99
  • One Year ALL ACCESSJust $30!   Best Deal!
    Print Magazine + Digital Edition + Subscriber-only Content on

Learn more about the benefits of being a TIME subscriber

If you are already a subscriber sign up — registration is free!