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The Story of Evita

Eva Peron rose from a childhood of poverty to become one of the most powerful figures in Latin America. Rajan Datar and guests discuss her life, work, afterlife and legacy.

Eva Peron rose from a childhood of poverty to become one of the most powerful figures in Latin America. An illegitimate small town girl, she smashed class and gender barriers to become Argentina’s controversial First Lady. Loved and loathed, Rajan Datar discusses her life, work and remarkable afterlife with biographer Jill Hedges, historian Ranaan Rein, and cultural theorist Claudia Soria.

Photo: Eva Peron in 1951 (Keystone/Getty Images)

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41 minutes

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Tue 9 Jan 2018 23:06GMT

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  • Sat 6 Jan 2018 20:06GMT
  • Tue 9 Jan 2018 00:06GMT
  • Tue 9 Jan 2018 09:06GMT
  • Tue 9 Jan 2018 18:06GMT
  • Tue 9 Jan 2018 23:06GMT

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