Brazil: Answer for a Critic

A raging call to revolt echoed through Rio de Janeiro last week. It came from Carlos Lacerda, 51, Brazil's perpetually angry man. Lacerda was one of the leaders of Brazil's anti-Communist revolution 19 months ago, but now he turned on the regime he had helped to power. Reason: in gubernatorial elections two weeks ago, Lacerda's ambitions to win the country's presidency in 1966 were dealt a severe blow when he could not even get his own man elected to succeed him in his home state of Guanabara. Lacerda then demanded that the elections be annulled. Castello Branco refused....

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