Defiant People. Drawings of Greece Today, London 1952

“Fate intervened in the person of Betty Ambatielos, the indomitable Welsh schoolteacher wife of Tony Ambatielos, a prominent Greek Communist leader who faced execution by the regime of Marshall Papagos which ruled Greece in those days. I was asked to depict his trial against the background of Greece itself, the first victim of the Cold War. I arrived in Athens during August 1952 and found a country exhausted by five years civil war which had only ended three years previously.” (Paul Hogarth,1990)

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