Exchanging Dictators In Portugal

Witonski, Peter P.
April 1975
New Republic;4/12/75, Vol. 172 Issue 15, p10
Discusses the political condition of Portugal. Information on Portugal's coup d'état; Views of Portugal's President Francisco Costa Gomes on political awareness of people of Portugal; Increase in number of political prisoners in Portugal; Absence of opposition press in Portugal; Steps taken by Revolutionary Council formed after the coup in Portugal.


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