Latin America: Broad Horizons

When Major General Royal B. Lord, U.S.A. (ret.) arrived in Buenos Aires 18 months ago to drum up some business for his new construction firm, he heard businessmen denouncing President Perón's new five-year plan for industrialization. "Exactly the kind of talk I heard in the first Roosevelt administration," said West Pointer Lord, who had worked for the New Deal (Passamaquoddy Tidal Power Project) long before he worked for Eisenhower in the E.T.O. service of supply. Perón, told what Lord had said, sent for him. Soon he was head of the President's "North American Technical Mission" and was advising on the...

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