• Short Summary

    Supporters of former Argentine President Juan Peron, jubilant at his return to the country which he ruled for nine years, have been making last-minute preparations for his arrival.

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    Supporters of former Argentine President Juan Peron, jubilant at his return to the country which he ruled for nine years, have been making last-minute preparations for his arrival.

    The party which supports the former President has bought a villa in Buenos Aires to accommodate him, and workmen have been working around the clock to complete renovations.

    In the meantime, 30,000 troops with tanks and armoured cars were ready today (16 November) to protect Juan Peron from his enemies and to stop a massive outburst by his friends when he returns home.

    The military-backed Government of President Lanusse is taking no chance that the 77-year-old ex-leader's homecoming after 17 years in exile will spark giant demonstrations in his favour.

    SYNOPSIS: In the Argentine capital of Buenos Aires, preparations for the return of former President Juan Peron have been going on at both an official and unofficial level. Troops and tanks stand ready both to protect him from his enemies and to stop a massive outburst by his friends.

    At the same time, the party which supports him in Argentine has bought for his use a villa in Buenos Aires and workmen have been working round the clock in an attempt to finish renovations before the former President returns. Juan Peron is now seventy-seven years old and has been in exile for seventeen years.

    The military-backed Government of President Lanusse is taking no chances that Juan Peron's homecoming will spark giant demonstrations in his favour.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA7MXO2LAYTMPZG1U5ZM0E0B87J
    Media URN:
    VLVA7MXO2LAYTMPZG1U5ZM0E0B87J
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    16/11/1972
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:00:58:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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