Radio: When Ladies Meet

The breathless eight-month rise of Evita Duarte from artistic obscurity to one of Argentina's highest paid radio contracts is the talk of Buenos Aires. Evita is lovely to look at—tall, svelte, brunette, alabaster-skinned, 26. She is also the favorite of Colonel Juan Perón, Minister of War and strong-boy of Argentina.

Fortnight ago Evita was at claws' point with Nina Cascallar, the favorite of one Captain Villegas, Argentine Federal Interventor of National Radios. Their tiff occurred on one of Argentina's national holidays, when so many government officials made patriotic speeches that Radio...

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