Papa Doc

Papa Doc Stamp

The first stamp from the “Heroes of the White House” series, the François “Papa Doc” Duvalier stamp.  President of Haiti from 1957 to 1971, he said, “God and the people are the source of all power. I have twice been given the power. I have taken it, and damn it, I will keep it forever.” His undercover death squad, the Tontons Macoutes, killed his opponents and crushed any form of dissent.

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