A Letter From The Publisher, Mar. 12, 1951

What should U.S. journalism do about Peron?

Peron is a headache for Uncle Sam and a pain in the meatless stomach of the British. He is also trouble for U.S. publications like TIME.

The U.S. would like to be friends with Argentina. Argentina is a wonderful land — with all the natural advantages needed to make a fine country, one of the most prosperous in the world.

The Argentine people, before Peron, had developed a high culture. Most of them came from European stock, and they maintained close connections with European culture. They are mostly Catholics. They had at least two of the finest...

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