ARGENTINA: Buttons & Business

Juan and Evita Perón were waiting on the terrace when the Cadillac turned in at the presidential residence. Before U.S. Ambassador and Mrs. James Bruce could get out of the car, Evita's toy poodle hopped right into Mrs. Bruce's lap.

From start to finish, last week's farewell party for the retiring ambassador* and his wife was a happy get-together of good friends. Evita brought a new portrait down from the second floor to show her guests. Perón gave his friend Don Jaime a hand-tooled Belgian automatic shotgun, just the gift for an ambassador...

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