The out-going Argentine President in General Alejandre Lanusse, the third general ??? to bold the?
picture of Peron
shirtless people demonstrate
Peronists surge around field
???mpora fights to stage
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Background: The out-going Argentine President in General Alejandre Lanusse, the third general ??? to bold the position since the military seized power seven years ago. The armed Forces are ending their dictatorship voluantilly in the opinion of diplomatic sources, because of the enormous difficulties they encountered in trying to govern Argentina.
The encouragement of foreign, especially american investment, was one of the military's principle achievements. US holdings here total one billion dollars-- an investment which is threatened by the platforms of several of the contending partied--including the two front-runners. One of these is the Frente Justicialista de liberation--better known of as the Peronists.
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These scenes, filmed at a soccer stadium jammed full of sixty thousand Peronists demonstrate Better than words the nature of the movement and serve to explain why it has endured eighteen years after the overthrow of its founder, juan Dominge Peron... natsof Peron, Peron, Peron
Perons supporters are known as los descamisados, the shirtless ones; they come generally from the trade unions and the bottom of the economic scale. Perons years in power benefitted then materially, but more importantly, Peron gave them pride and thought them that Argentina belongs to them.
The Peronists presidential candidates, Hector Campora, had to fight his way to the stage.. If Peron today is a symbol of the hopes and aspirations of the Argentine poor, Candidate Campers is a stand-in for a symbol. He is running under the slogan, "Campora for President, Person to power."
The candidate tried to speak but the ??? the loud-speakers...natsof
To put ??? in the Presidential Place Peron must win even fifty stand ??? of the vote. And with nine candidates in the rase that won't be easy. A run-off is to be hold if no candidate wins an absolute majority. and Inauguration day scheduled for is May 15. If the Peronists win or appear to be winning. same observers think the army may change its ??? the desirability of ??? the return to political democracy. Ton ??? NEWS, Aires...