Brazil: The Way Back

A pleased grin creasing his tanned Gaucho's face. Joào ("Jango") Goulart stood before a joint session of Brazil's Congress one evening last week to be inaugurated as President of Brazil. By compromise and adroit political maneuvering, the man considered a demagogue and dangerous leftist by Brazil's conservative military brass was finally installed as the nation's chief executive. His legal powers were sharply limited under a constitutional amendment changing the government from a presidential to a parliamentary system. How much actual power he might wield depended on how well he got on...

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