The Message of Evita

By M. SABEHEDDIN — "Evita is untouchable.... Children are born today saying Peron! Evita! Not even the military governments were able to erase that." - Mayor Manolo Quindimil (1996) Evita, the name by which Argentina’s beloved first lady Eva Duarte Peron (1919-1952) was known to the world, is again back in the international media spotlight. Her legendary life now the basis of the film Evita. But the Hollywood production met with national controversy in the land of her birth. "The script by … [Read more...]