ARGENTINA: Unveiling

For months Juan Perón's secretary, Spanish-born José Figuerola, had toiled in secret over the President's proposals for revising the battered Argentine constitution of 1853. Even the staunchest Peronistas had no inkling of the changes due.

Last week Strongman Perón unveiled his secretary's handiwork. At a caucus of Peronista delegates in suburban Olivos, he explained his proposals for a solid 2½ hours. From a backdrop, San Martin the Liberator looked out upon the assembly; the shield of Argentina balanced his blown-up portrait. Only once did Perón break off: to introduce la Señora and her...

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