ARGENTINA: Ringmaster

As an international ringmaster, Juan Domingo Perón had a busy week. He cracked the whip on the home front, played with the Russian bear, blew his whistle at the British lion, kept a wary eye on closer neighbors.

Around Argentina's big marble Palacio del Congreso, Perón lined up 700 cops, then told the deputies inside to okay the Act of Chapultepec and the United Nations Charter. Grudgingly, the nationalist majority obeyed.

But Perón's act did not mean that Argentina (or the U.S.) was ready to let bygones be bygones. As Foreign Minister Juan A. Bramuglia pointed out, the Act of Chapultepec only...

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