ARGENTINA: Back to Normalcy

Argentina was back to normal. Anybody who was anybody was in jail. After 52 days of abnormal freedom, Vice President Juan Domingo Peron had again imposed the repressive "state of siege" under which Argentines had suffered for almost four years.

Bathroom Scene. Ostensible excuse for PerÓn's new wave of terror was an abortive coup instigated in CÓrdoba by brave but bumbling ex-President General Arturo Rawson. But the resounding demonstration staged in the streets of Buenos Aires last fortnight by 500,000 irate Argentines, some of them bearing a placard of famed Patriot Rogue Saenz...

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