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Argentina / Peron #461426

NBC Evening News for Thursday, Nov 16, 1972
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(Studio) Juan Peron, about to end 17 years exile from Argentina, throws party in Rome, Italy.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

(Rome, Italy) Peron hoped to see Pope Paul. Doesn't get papal audience but sees high Vatican official. Peron sends message to supporters in Argentina, asking them to be careful and avoid violence. Says he will run for President if his movement wants him to.
REPORTER: Charles Quinn

(Studio) Argentine government clears way for Peron's return by dropping charges against him for treason and statutory rape. Mil. leaders want Peronists to support government election. Hope Peron won't decide to run himself.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

(Buenos Aires, Argentina) 17 years ago Argentine Air Force bombed Plaza del Mayo, exiled Peron. Peron returns to bring peace. Peron graffiti everywhere. Labor movement supports Peron. Later years of Peron dictatorship said bad for economy, not so benevolent. President Alejandro Lanusse fails to reverse economy decline. Hopes unity candidate, backed by both sides, can save nation
REPORTER: Steve Delaney

Reporter(s):
Chancellor, John;
Delaney, Steve;
Quinn, Charles
Duration:
00:04:50

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