Television: All About Eva


Feb. 23 and 24; NBC; 9p.m. E.S. T.

This is a part any actress would die to play. One actress did: the '40s radio performer Eva Duarte. At 17 she was an ambitious ingenue who moved up by sleeping around; at 27 she was the First Lady of Argentina, the power behind Juan Perón; at 33 she was dead of cancer. She was one smart cookie, laced with strychnine—Eva Brains and Evita Braun. As a wily teenager, she ran through lovers like a bull on the pampas; as Senora Perón, she stalked the...

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