DOORWAY TO BRASILIA

By Aloisio Magalhães and Eugene Feldman

1959

UCLA, UVª Library 2010

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Several nations have in the past moved the seat of government from their chief city to a newly established capital — St. Petersburg, Washington, Ottawa, Ankara and Canberra are examples. None of these moves was bolder than the founding of Brasilia which became the capital of the United States of Brazil in April 1960.