Will the Communists Get Oz?

Doherty, Dan
December 1975
National Review;12/19/1975, Vol. 27 Issue 49, p1473
The article discusses how communism in Peru will be affected by a coup d'etat in late August 1975 in which President Juan Velasco Alvarado was replaced by General Francisco Morales Bermudez. Velasco's eight-year rule has failed to generate popular support for the Marxist revolution he led. The signs that Velasco was leading the revolution in the wrong direction are discussed. Bermudez may translate the frauds of the revolution's first phase into something with the appearance of rational policy.


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