FEBRUARY 7, 1952

CIVIL SERVANTS’ STRIKE: Yesterday’s strike by civil servants was a partial success, as nearly all the employees of the most important services participated. (…) The civil servants’ union (ADEDY) claims a 90-percent success rate (…). Prime Minister Nikolaos Plastiras expressed his satisfaction with those who did not strike and said his government had the power to deal with anyone who undermined its work. KITRILAKIS’S DISMISSAL: The solution proposed for the matter of the military includes an avoidance of any further changes in the military, according to the general agreement government leaders had reached with (US Ambassador John) Peurifoy before his departure for the USA. THEATER CENSORSHIP: A protest letter has been sent to the prime minister and Cabinet, political party leaders and parliamentary deputies by representatives of the unions of playwrights, actors, musicians, theater technicians, the Greek Theater Foundation and the Greek Center of the International Institute over the attempt to revive legislation from the occupation on censorship in the Greek theater. Energy

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