50 Years Ago Today

MOTHER’S APPEAL: We have received an appeal from Mrs. Anthi Kavalieratou asking for a pardon for her son Giorgios Kavalieratos, who has been sentenced to death by a military court. PHILHELLENE’S DEATH: Rome – Riccioti Garibaldi, grandson of the hero of Italy’s independence struggle, has died after a long illness. He was the son of General Riccioti Garibaldi, second son of Guiseppe Garibaldi. He had taken part in the Greek-Italian war (1897), the campaign in Mexico in 1912, in World War I and the campaign in Libya. NATO AND THE CHURCH: London – According to a report from Naples, a representative of the Roman Catholic Church and a Protestant today blessed the new headquarters there of NATO’s southern command. GREEKS IN KOREA: London – It has been announced in Tokyo that Col. Kyriakos Spiliopoulos has assumed the command of the Greek mission in Korea, replacing Dionysios Arbouzis, who is to embark on a course at the senior American military academy in Kansas. CINEMA: The cool weather in recent days has hastened the opening of the winter cinemas. Today the Orpheas, the Kotopouli and the Titania are opening with new films. STELLA GRECA: Armed Forces Radio, 8 p.m. Songs of Stella Greca. Even if we take into account the pilots of the suicide attack, it is still hard to grasp this kind of nihilism or the religious zealotry… characteristic of a growing part of our world. Insanity has never promoted world reformation…

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