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ABC Evening News for Thursday, Nov 16, 1972
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(Studio) Juan Peron, 77, soon returns to Argentina which he left after being deposed in 1955. Hopes to promote domestic peace.
REPORTER: Harry Reasoner

(Buenos Aires, Argentina) Though Peron has been gone 17 years, Argentina's masses have not forgotten him. Millions expected to welcome him home. [Old newsreels of Peron as popular dictator shown.] His leadership brought nationalism to Latin American but also caused bankruptcy, and he was overthrown in short, bloody coup. Nation's. economy still stagnant. General Augustine Lanusse invites Peron home to give blessings to President elections next March. Peron will probably stay only long enough to choose a successor, then return to Madrid, Spain.
REPORTER: Charles Murphy

Murphy, Charles;
Reasoner, Harry

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