ARGENTINA: Six Years More

By a 2-to-1 majority, Juan Peron this veek won a second six-year term as Argentina's President. With 90% of the ballots counted, he had 4,000,000 votes; his nearest rival, Radical Ricardo Balbin, had 2,100,000 and six other candidates trailed ar back in the ruck.

Peron's margin was greater than his 55% edge in 1946, a popular mandate loudly acclaimed by his party followers. But it was not the kind of sweeping percentage that strong-man regimes commonly drum up. Peron, in fact, had not seemed to be trying during the campaign. After taking a...

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