Dominican Republic: Triple Play

In Santo Domingo (known for 25 years as Ciudad Trujillo), a crowd of youths clutched the corners of a Dominican flag and raced through the streets, shouting "Liberty by Christmas!" They did not have that long to wait. For the crowds that gathered excitedly on waterfront George Washington Avenue to watch the U.S. missile cruiser Little Rock and a destroyer escort patrolling just beyond the three-mile limit, liberty had already arrived. The Trujillo regime came tumbling down in the Dominican Republic last week, and a chartered DC-6 bore off to Fort Lauderdale,...

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