ARGENTINA: Evita Reappears


Thinner and paler than ever after a month's illness, Evita Perón came back last week to perhaps her greatest triumph. The occasion was the Peronistas' Loyalty Day, celebrating the day in 1945 when Juan Perón was sprung from prison and swept back into power on the shoulders of his "shirtless" supporters. This year the day was dedicated to Evita.

Some 100,000 descamisados massed before the palace to pay tribute to "our lady of hope." There was a thunderous roar as she was carried in an armchair, a slight figure in a checked burgundy suit, to Perón's side on the balcony. Just...

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