ARGENTINA: A Medal for Eva

From Madrid, the correspondent of Maria Eva Duarte de Peron's newspaper, Democraticia, cabled an alluring preview. The reception for Argentina's First Lady, when she came to get the Order of Isabel La Catolica* from Dictator Francisco Franco, would be "the most brilliant ever organized for a foreign guest."

How then, argued pretty Senora Peron, could such hard-boiled advisers as Foreign Minister Juan Atilio Bramuglia caution her not to go to fascist Spain—simply because the U.S. (which husband Juan Peron is currently wooing) might view the trip dimly? Did not Bramuglia and those other Dutch uncles know about the plans? How...

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