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Argentina / Peron #461435

NBC Evening News for Friday, Nov 17, 1972
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(Studio) 77 year old Juan Peron returns to Argentina after 17 years exile; he is hero to many in country.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

(Buenos Aires, Argentina) Peronists show up en masse at the airport to greet Peron despite heavy rain and massive military security. Many turned back from airport by police or not allowed to come near it. Might have been 1 million people to greet Peron otherwise. Nobody sure what Peron will do in Argentina.
REPORTER: Steve Delaney

(Studio) [Film shown of Peron in 1952.] Juan and Eva Peron extremely popular at height of power. Followers called "discamisados" (the shirtless ones). Eva buried in Madrid in 1952. Peron came to power with country wealthy as result of war. Spent it into financial ruin. Nation still hasn't recovered.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

Chancellor, John;
Delaney, Steve

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