Brazilians Welcome 'Lula' to Presidency Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva takes over as president of Brazil, hosting a "people's party." The former union leader who goes by the name "Lula" is the first person from the working classes to head the government in the sprawling South American nation. Hear more NPR's Renee Montagne and reporter Amy Radill.

Brazilians Welcome 'Lula' to Presidency

Brazilians Welcome 'Lula' to Presidency

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Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva takes over as president of Brazil, hosting a "people's party." The former union leader who goes by the name "Lula" is the first person from the working classes to head the government in the sprawling South American nation. Hear more NPR's Renee Montagne and reporter Amy Radill.