ARGENTINA: Peroón's Private Army

El Ciudadano (The Citizen) is published occasionally, without official sanction, by Argentina's opposition Radical Party. Last week El Ciudadano hit Buenos Aires newsstands with a story that sold 40,000 copies to goggle-eyed citizens before police confiscated the rest of the edition. Its gist: Perón has formed a private militia from the ranks of his General Confederation of Labor (C.G.T.), and is preparing to arm it to the teeth.

According to information that the Radicals have been gathering for months, Perón decided last year, about two months before top army officers vetoed his plan to make his wife Vice President, that...

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