«"Look, how happy, peaceful and beautifully illuminated I am"», Lisbon said. "Can they choose me as a target when I so carefully refuse to hide? When I am so vulnerable?"». It was Antoine Saint-Exupéry in Lisbon, watching the city in 1940, traveling for America. The Exposition of the Portuguese World was a triumphal effort of the Regime to congratulate Salazar celebrating 1140 and 1640. But the war was near and so the danger. [from a letter published here, in Portuguese].