Evita's Odyssey

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In 1955, the Argentine military seized power in a coup and stole the remains of the revered former first lady, Evita Peron. Over the next few decades, the body was stored in several different places in several different countries, inspiring wild stories about its supernatural powers. Linda Pressley travelled to Buenos Aires to investigate.

Her full documentary, Evita's Odyssey, was first broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in 2012.

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11 minutes

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Mon 16 Sep 2013 07:50 GMT

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