ARGENTINA: El Lider Returns

Juan Peron, Argentina's onetime strongman, has said repeatedly that he would return to his homeland "when the people tell me the bollo [roll] is ready for the oven." Apparently the bollo is now ready. In Buenos Aires, Peron's top aide, Hector Compara, announced that el Lider would arrive in Argentina on Nov. 17, thus ending 17 years of exile abroad, most of it spent in princely isolation in Madrid.

Peron's trip has been carefully orchestrated to have the maximum impact. His Argentine supporters, who could...

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