ARGENTINA: After Ten Years

Ten years ago, a group of Argentine army officers staged the "colonels' revolution" that brought Juan Perón to power. Since then, yanqui-baiting Dictator Perón has become the most familiar Latin American figure to the U.S.—and in some ways the most alarming. How is Perón doing after a decade in power? Last week TIME's Buenos Aires Correspondent Ramelle MaCoy reported:

The casual visitor to Buenos Aires is not likely to see many outward signs of a police state. The people are well fed and well clothed, and the look on the faces of afternoon strollers on Calle Florida is not one of...

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