(7.) Jose Pacheco Pereira, Alvaro Cunhal, Uma Biografia Politica.
(27.) On these developments see Victor Pereira, 'Alvaro Cunhal em Paris.
He is the author of Comunismo e Nacionalismo em Portugal--Politica, Cultura e Historia no Seculo XX (2008) and edited Alvaro Cunhal --Politica, Historia e Estetica (2013).
Curiously, the second most popular figure--with 20% of the vote--was Salazar's opponent, Communist party leader Alvaro Cunhal
He had almost double the votes of second-placed Alvaro Cunhal
- formerly secretary-general of the Communist party.
Antes de ganar su Nobel, veinticuatro horas antes, Saramago protagonizaba en Francfort un coloquio sobre la supervivencia del comunismo; comunista el mismo desde siempre, al dia siguiente recibio la primera noticia de su premio y enseguida le llamo Alvaro Cunhal
, el dirigente mas antiguo, y acaso mas radical, del comunismo europeo.
In this rich chapter, he shows the overwhelming and personalistic dominance of PCP leader Alvaro Cunhal
on the party for the last four decades, Cunhal's insistence on following a Stalinist course even after that had become outdated and discredited, and how that stance has hurt the party electorally in recent years.
There are some striking omissions, ranging from Joao II, Portugal's greatest king during the age of discoveries, to Alvaro Cunhal
, the veteran Communist.
Certainly, the party did not change its strategy as outlined in Rumo a Vitoria--As Tarefas do Partido na Revolucao Democratica e Nacional, the report presented to the sixth party congress held in Kiev in September 1965 by Alvaro Cunhal, the party's charismatic general secretary between 1961 and 1992.
Alvaro Cunhal, in his speech at INATEL stadium, where a May Day demonstration of some 500,000 people was taking place, insisted that both working-class unity with democratic forces and the MFA and the enactment of the PCP's proposed legalisation depended on its participation in the Provisional Government and the country's democratisation.
The objective of the cross-class government, in which the communists Alvaro Cunhal (minister without portfolio) and Avelino Goncalves (labour minister) served alongside social democrats and liberals, was 'to eliminate the state's fascist structures, democratise political life, put an end to colonial war and prepare and carry through elections for the Constitutional Assembly'.
(9.) Alvaro Cunhal, Rumo a Vitoria, Lisboa: edicoes Avante!, 2001.