ARGENTINA: On Further Examination . . .

Editor Carlos Lacerda, boss of Rio's sprightly afternoon Tribuna da Imprensa, dearly loves a newsbeat. This week he had a good one. His Tribuna reported that Argentina's President Perón had jailed the man he hailed last March as the discoverer of a new "Argentine" way of liberating atomic energy (TIME, April 2).

Tribuna's report, datelined Buenos Aires, said that Dr. Ronald Richter, the former Austrian scientist, was arrested after technical experts of the Argentine army had discovered that Richter "was not sufficiently advanced as a physicist" to achieve the atomic release Perón had...

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