The Press: Argentina's Voice

In the ornate Paz family crypt in Buenos Aires' comfortable La Recoleta cemetery, honors came thick last week to the late José Clemente Paz, founder of Argentina's La Prensa. The Argentine Government issued a special commemorative postage stamp. Nationwide collections were taken to erect a monument. U.S. Secretary of State Cordell Hull sent a laudatory cable, as did many another foreign notable. It was the 100th anniversary of the birth of Argentina's most famous journalist.

Although Don José has been dead for 30 years, the newspaper he founded 73 years ago has not...

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