Portugal: Under the Eucalyptus Trees

Before 1958, Lieut. General Humberto Delgado was an ornament of the regime of Premier António Salazar. He served for five years as a military .attache in Washington, and was Portugal's representative to NATO. But then Delgado made the mistake of campaigning seriously for the presidency in one of Salazar's mock elections. Defeated, Delgado was promptly fired from his job as director of civil aviation, and took refuge in the Brazilian embassy until he got a guarantee of safe conduct to leave the country.

Since then Delgado has lived the shadowy life of a...

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