ARGENTINA: Winning Team

All over Buenos Aires, flags waved and banners proclaimed a welcome to Olympic visitors. But even the star performers in the first Pan-American Olympic games—to be held at 21 different sites, from the light opera theater (weightlifting) to the Campo de Mayo military post (equestrian sports)—could not get top billing last week over the two champion hurdlers of Argentine politics, Juan and Eva Peron.

All of the voluminous literature published about the games dwelt at length on the Peróns' personal interest in sports. The opening of the games had been nicely timed...

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