Argentina: Sex & the Strait-Laced Strongman

It was a state occasion in Buenos Aires' majestic Colon Theater. In honor of visiting Japanese Crown Prince Akihito, the city had scheduled a gala performance of Stravinsky's ballet Rite of Spring, and Juan Carlos Ongania, the retired general who seized power last year, had agreed to attend. Ongania was not enjoying himself. In the middle of the performance, he rose from the presidential box and ushered his wife and 28-year-old daughter Sara to the rear. Rite of Spring, he informed Mayor Eugenio Schettini the next day, was a dirty ballet and...

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