ARGENTINA: Dignidad Again

When Argentina's 100% Peronista Senate met last week to consider a list of high army officers recommended for promotion, it noted a glaring omission: the name of Brigadier General Juan D. Peron. Summoned to explain the slight, Army Minister Franklin Lucero reported that the President had brilliantly fulfilled the requirements for promotion to major general, but had expressly ordered his name excluded from the list. "However," cried Lucero, "unless Congress remedies this situation, the President will find himself in an inferior status to his own fellows, purely because of his scruples."


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