TITLE

Twenty Five Years of Presidential Leadership in Brazil

AUTHOR(S)
Goertzel, Ted
PUB. DATE
April 2012
SOURCE
Brazzil;Apr2012, p1
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on the presidents of Brazil from 1985 where the country returned to being a democratic state. It cites the presidency of Tancredo Neves who was a 75-year-old traditional politician at the time when he was elected to the position. It also mentions José Sarney who came from an oligarch family and whose main accomplishments was the drafting and passing of a new constitution.
ACCESSION #
85640600

 

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