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Pro-Guatonala Student Manifestation
Aa reports! intudent aanlfestatlon In support of the Arbenz government uas held in Mexico City during the morning ofune. The demonstration formed at tha Monumento de la Eovolucion (near the Americanarch ad to the Palacio Naclonal, returned to the Monumento placa, and finally procoodad to the American fiubaBsy, where lt diopersed. When thestarted tho group numbered over five hundred} when lt broke up (under the watchful eyes of pollen guarding the Bnbasay) lt had dwindled to ita hard coreabout twenty.
Tho demonstration, while noiay and of several houra duration, must haveisappointment to Ita sponsors. Although tho demonstrators made their presence known (and received considerable prest.t wasapparent (even to the newspapers) that the demonstration was typically Communista few agitators surroundedteadily dwindling group of email boys, trouble-eukera, and moro-or-lees Interested onlookers. Press coverage was deprecatory, and the two HNSHI ELD articles, coupled with theannouncementailed to both Headquartera andelped to negate the manifestation's effectiveness.
3- Hpet of photographs of the demonstration supplied by
which graphically reveal the points made above. At this writing
ckily ooeeet Is available and ia Doing sent to headquartersadditional sets are being eecured, and will be sent to LINCOLN upon receipt.
Boyd I. holender