NBC Evening News for Sunday, Jul 14, 1974
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(Studio) Maria Peron, former nightclub dancer. When Juan Peron returned to power in Argentina, Maria became Vice President; at Peron's death, she became pres. of Argentina.
REPORTER: Floyd Kalber
(Buenos Aires, Argentina) Isabel born in extreme north province of Argentina; childhood described. In 1947, Peron and 1st wife popular rulers of Argentina. In 1955, Peron ousted and remained in another country for 19 years [Actress Haydee PADILLA - describes Isabel as dedicated and hard-working in days as actress. Isabel interested in pols.] Peronism revived in mid 60's, although Peron banned from Argentina. Isabel's dedicated work contributed to Peron's return to power. Film of Peron's last public appearance shown. Peron's welfare minister reapptd. presidential private secretary Isabel Peron's ability to run Argentina shouldn't be underestimated.
REPORTER: Tom Streithorst