50 Years Ago Today

SAVE GREECE!: Marshal Alexandros was crowned with greater glory on the historic evening of Sunday, September 2, when vast crowds called on him to save Greece. In an atmosphere of unrivaled grandeur and enthusiasm verging on delirium, the laurel-crowned Commander in Chief of two wars won the peacetime battle a week before the elections. The human sea that flooded Klafthmonos Square, the rivers of people that flowed from every corner of the capital to the surrounding side streets, were an unheard of phenomenon in the history of Athens. It was a miracle that moved people to tears and filled every pure Greek soul with joy and optimism, deciding in advance the battle of September 9. When Papagos appeared in front of the huge crowd. victory winged close by him and the people gazed on their leader with holy faith, repeating the shout that shook Athens. And the heavens carried its echoes across the length and breadth of the land. Save Greece! BRALESS: Third Police Station Chief Sermes has brought a new charge against the Acropole Theater’s administrators for offending public decency by presenting dancers without bras in their Women’s Scandals revue, in defiance of the police and the prosecutor’s advice.

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