The Press: Argentina Revisited

Argentine Dictator Juan Peron has long had a simple answer to foreign publications that report unfavorable news about him and his administration: he banned them. Six years ago he banned TIME from Argentina, followed up by gradually banning 15 other U.S. magazines- and, this year, the New York Times. This week, in another move to patch up strained relations with the U.S., Peron changed front. As part of his program to present a friendlier face to the U.S., the post office "unofficially" announced that the banned U.S. periodicals will be allowed to enter Argentina again. (The ban on the New York...

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