50 Years Ago Today

EPEK AND LIBERALS: After yesterday’s possible new distribution of the (250) parliamentary seats announced by the Interior Ministry service (Greek Rally 107, Liberals 58, EPEK 72, People’s Party 2, EDA 10, Farmers 1) negotiations have begun to form an EPEK-Liberals government (…). Prime Minister Sophocles Venizelos had dinner last night with EPEK cadres close to Mr. (Nikolaos) Plastiras (…). Mr. Venizelos told the press that there is a chance that the two parties can cooperate, as long as Mr. Plastiras moderates his stance. Mr. Venizelos was clearly referring to Mr. Plastiras’s campaign promises of a general amnesty and the abolition of concentration camps. CONSTANTINE KARAMANLIS: Serres, 12.- Election results for Serres so far give two seats to the Greek Rally, which go to Mr. C. Karamanlis with 9.793 votes and Mr. Mytakidis with 4,850, and another two to the EPEK party which go to Mr. Makridis with 4,258 and Mr. Gorgias with 4,125 votes. TIF: The Thessaloniki International Fair is to open on Sunday (September 16) with a ceremony to be attended by the King and Queen, the prime minister, members of the American mission and other officials. The fair includes exhibitors from local industry and from 12 foreign states. The incomprehensible and the impossible took place before our eyes without the saving, movie-like ending of the super-hero because, unlike what happens in disaster movies, life is always more strange and complex that its depiction. It will take a lot of time to interpret the tragedy and even more to overcome the shock…

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