MARCH 24-27, 1952

PAVLOS: To mark Independence Day (March 25), the king made the following statement to the Greek people. «Greece still has a great mission in the world. (…) Let us focus our thoughts on the great things that unite us.» PEURIFOY: US Ambassador in Athens John Peurifoy also made a statement to the Greek people: «Inspired by the ideals of democracy that were born in Greece, Americans obtained their own independence,» he said. RECOMMENDATIONS: Following the furore that surrounded Mr Peurifoy’s statement on the electoral system, an article was published in the New York Times. The US claims the right to make «recommendations» to countries they are providing with assistance. KALAMATA: King Pavlos, Queen Frederika and Crown Prince Constantine were in Kalamata for celebrations marking the liberation of the city. KATRAKIS: Tomorrow afternoon there will be a repeat performance of poetry readings titled «Literature Texts» at the Mousouri Theater, presented by Manos Katrakis. TSATSOS: New books: «Greece’s Course», political essays by Constantine Tsatsos, Icarus Publications, Athens 1952. OLYMPIAKOS: Olympiakos beat Aris Piraeus 2-0 at the Karaiskaki Stadium.

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