ARGENTINA: Six Tries & Out

As Foreign Minister, Juan Atilio Bramuglia was one of the ablest men in President Juan Perón's cabinet. Though a moderate, he was also one of Perón's oldest and staunchest supporters. But he had one disadvantage: he had somehow, somewhere, offended the President's wife, Evita. Last week, it indirectly cost him his job.

Bramuglia, the son of poor Italian immigrants, is a quiet, complex man of unquestioned integrity. As Foreign Minister, he led his country away from its stubborn opposition to the U.S. in hemispheric councils. At the U.N. he made a flashy try at reconciling the Western powers and Russia...

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