ARGENTINA: Another Trick

The President of Argentina was to have been overthrown at 7 a.m. on June 19. Distrustful anti-Peronista military men, who cannot forget that Arturo Frondizi took Peronista votes to get elected last year, were determined to oust him. The fact that he now espouses austere anti-Peronista economics made them the more doubtful; to the military that looked devious. The plotters underestimated Frondizi. Last week he was still in office with a strong new Cabinet, and most of the plotters were in hiding.

D-day for the plot was originally set for the last week...

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!