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The Death of Evita Peron

Duration:
10 minutes
First broadcast:
Wednesday 25 July 2012

It is 60 years since the Argentine first lady died.

During her short life she had become an icon for women and the poor in Argentina

Hear from two very different women who remember meeting her.

(Photo: Juan and Eva Peron in 1950. Credit: Associated Press)

  • Evita's life and legacy 60 years after her death

    Evita's life and legacy 60 years after her death

    "She was very pretty, I remember her blonde hair always tied in a tight chignon and she was beautifully dressed. It was a privilege to meet her, even if you do not like the way she did things"

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