ARGENTINA: Three Wild Irishmen

Five swooping airplanes sent bomb after bomb splashing into a dense wood not far from La Paz in Argentina's northeastern border province of Entre Rios, last week. The bullets nipped off leaves & branches, plopped into tree trunks, but not a man did they hit. Twenty-one provincial police went scurrying into the wood, shouting and firing. Fourteen scampered back. When night fell Argentina's "Three Wild Irishmen"—Mario, Eduardo and Roberto Kennedy—still held their wood. In Buenos Aires Dictator-President General Jose Francisco Uriburu pulled his long mustaches and scratched his head. He could not...

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