A Letter From The Publisher, Sep. 8, 1975

For Rio de Janeiro Correspondent Barry Hillenbrand, the reporting for this week's story in the World section on the conference of Third World foreign ministers in Lima began like a routine assignment and ended like an episode from a comic opera. On his way from Rio to the Peruvian capital early last week, Hillenbrand stopped off for a half-day in Buenos Aires. The city, he found, was alive with talk of a coup against the government of Isabel Perón. Connecting with a flight that arrived at midnight—"All flights seem to arrive in Lima at...

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