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Communist conquest before the Nazis in Greece?

Uh, communist insurgency.

Prior to the Nazis? In Greece?

This is, this is… Yes. The civil war of the, uh, early forties. My point, my point is that the Greeks…

The early forties? Prior to the Nazis? Your history is quite confused there…

No, no here’s what I, uh, actually…

There was no, there was no communist insurgency prior to the Nazis. There were communist resistance bands who fought against the Nazis.

But this is again, this a matter of nomenclature. The point is, that the, the forty year-old, or the forty five-five year-old Greek has fought three times uh, in, uh, certain ventures there, in one of which, they, uh, acknowledge that we bailed them out. Uh,

Hmmm.

Who is “they”? Who is “they”? The, uh, the rulers of Greece acknowledge that.

well, no, no, also the people.

Well, even, American Terror libretto © Jeffrey Lependorf 2008

Oh, I, I am quite unaware of it. I am quite unaware that the people of Greece have spoken of it. 32

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American Terror  

opera libretto by Jeffrey Lependorf based on the 1969 "Firing LIne" television debate between William F. Buckley and Noam Chomsky on America...

American Terror  

opera libretto by Jeffrey Lependorf based on the 1969 "Firing LIne" television debate between William F. Buckley and Noam Chomsky on America...

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