PERU: Explorer's Return

For the occasion, the 72-year-old hero of the day, snow-thatched Hiram Bingham, ex-Senator from Connecticut (1924-33), ex-Yale professor and explorer, had come all the way from New Haven, Conn. He was greeted by an archbishop, a prefect, two senators, the mayor of Cuzco, and the U.S. ambassador. Together they celebrated the opening of a new highway up Andean cliffs to Machu Picchu (pronounced manchew peaktu), the ancient Inca capital discovered by Explorer Bingham in 1911. The roadway's name, proclaimed by Peru's President Luis Bustamante: the Hiram Bingham Highway (pronounced Eeram Bingam...

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