THE AMERICAS: Change of Focus

Foreign ministers of the American republics will meet next week in Washington for the first time since World War II. When the U.S. called for the emergency session last December, the Chinese Communists were driving hard toward South Korea. Reason for the conference: to rally the free nations of the Western Hemisphere against "the aggressive policy of international Communism." That is still Topic A for the conference. But the talk in the hallways and cloakrooms will be about an attack on freedom right in the Western Hemisphere: the suppressive policy of Argentina's Juan and Evita Perón against the great...

Want the full story?

Subscribe Now


Get TIME the way you want it

  • One Week Digital Pass — $4.99
  • Monthly Pay-As-You-Go DIGITAL ACCESS$2.99
  • One Year ALL ACCESSJust $30!   Best Deal!
    Print Magazine + Digital Edition + Subscriber-only Content on

Learn more about the benefits of being a TIME subscriber

If you are already a subscriber sign up — registration is free!