ARGENTINA: Crisis at Election Time

Terrorist bombs rocked Argentina last week, producing a crisis somewhat more serious than the many others President Arturo Frondizi has faced in his two-year regime. After TNT blasted an army intelligence major's home and killed his three-year-old daughter, Frondizi declared a state of "internal war"; police dragnets swept through the capital at night to knock on 1,400 doors and haul off 250 followers of ousted Dictator Juan Peron. Coming on the eve of a mid-term congressional election that no one can really win, the trouble pointed up the odd state of a democratic nation that is moving ahead, but almost...

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