ARGENTINA: Viva Per

To run his guns-for-butter Five-Year Plan (TIME, Oct. 14), Juan Peron last week picked a man tabbed by the U.S. Blue Book as a wartime A is agent. His choice: Barcelona-born José Figuerola, who got his start by blueprinting Government-bossed trade unions for Spanish Dictator Miguel Primo de Rivera in the '20s. In Argentina, where he took out citizenship papers in 1930, chubby Jose Figuerola kept up the good work as Juan Perón's Man Friday and expert on labor matters. Argentines now saw -his fine Iberian hand in almost every paragraph of the President's new plan.

Because none of the...

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