Election Wins Close Call

Szulc, Tad
June 1978
New Republic;6/17/78, Vol. 178 Issue 24, p10
States that democracy in the Dominican Republic seems to have survived its most severe test since the American intervention in the 1965 civil war. Role of U.S. President Jimmy Carter in dissuading the Dominican generals from carrying out a movement against political leader Antonio Guzmán; Success of Carter in demonstrating that the U.S. is capable of moving in support of democracy at a time of crisis; Controversy on the issue of aid to dictatorial countries in the Carter administration.


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