Argentina: The Return That Wasn't

To the bored cluster of newsmen posted outside his lavish villa in suburban Madrid, it looked like any other day in the life of Juan Domingo Perón. There had been the usual trickle of callers in the afternoon and evening. At 8 p.m. the exiled dictator went to dinner with Isabelita, his pretty young wife, a Spanish police officer assigned to guard him. and a few Peronista visitors from Argentina. Later, as always, Perón went upstairs to watch television, which invariably occupies him until Spain's only channel goes off the air at...

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