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Authoritarian approach to government probably grew out of his intense admiration for Franco and Mussolini It may well be the case that he and Eva provided shelter for Nazis fleeing Europe after the Axis collapse in exchange for a significant part of the Third Reichs treasureDujovne works hard to try to prove it in her biographybut generations of Argentines have remained impervious to these accusations because of what Pern gave them a political movement that legitimated and ennobled the working poor and a decisive restructuring of the state whichby nationalizing key resources establishing generous social welfare programs and institutionalizing a crony relationship between organized labor and the governmenttransformed Argentina from a sugar daddy for the rich into a sugar daddy for the poor Pern was only one of several upstart colonels when Evita thanked him for existing and his speeches did not then or ever reveal the kind of substantial political thinking that gets translated into lasting programs or gets used to interpret reality in other parts of the world but he cannot simply be written off as a demagogue He had a vision of a free Argentina a nation that under his verticalista guidance would steer clear of both sides in the Cold War and in which law and order would prevail government would be responsive to the needs of its citizens and workers would get the respect their efforts deserved In that sense he was revolutionary and Eva Duarte like millions of others responded instantly to his appeal As for his aloof diffident personality he liked to describe himself as a herbivorous lionit too was a virtue for it turned him into an empty vessel that Evita could fill with her faithEva Duartes role in history was determined within months of her first encounter with the colonel One day she was a source of hilarity for upper class women who made a point of tuning in to her Famous Women broadcasts What a daily pleasure this nasal voice who played Catherine of Russia with rural tango accents one said The next she had secured her movie role in Circus Cavalcade because she was already the established mistress of Juan Pern a man not known for passion who had nevertheless rented an apartment in Evas building so that he could be near her without violating the moral code His new lover was not easy or pleasant to live withshe threw tantrums demanded in public that he marry her and soon displayed her contempt for all but his most slavishly devoted political associatesyet despite these defects she was the perfect woman for him because she pushed him beyond his own apathy Within weeks Pern had taken the measure of her political genius and he sent her out on the hustings He looked on approvingly as she forged her new public persona Dujovne whose insightful biography is marred by the lack of sources for material that is often controversial and by an irritating Argentine penchant for psychobabble is invaluable when she is narrating Evitas act of self creationThe clothes changed first in Dujovne cites a recollection of Francisco Jamandreu designer to the stars Do not think of me the way you think of your other clients Eva would tell him From now on I will have a dual personality On the one side I am the actress to whom you can give poufs lam feathers seuins On the other I am what the Big Shot wants me to be a political figure On MayI must accompany him to a demonstration People will gossip it will be the first appearance of the Duarte Pern couple What will you create for the occasion Jamandreu settled on a double breasted houndstooth suit with a velvet collar so elegant and practical that even Eva Duarte could be taken seriously while sheathed in itThen came the hair The first photograph of Eva as a blonde appeared in a magazine on June of that same year Dujovne writes Since hair dyes had not yet been perfected the colors ambition was in fact not to appear natural It was a theatrical and symbolic gold a gold that imitated the effect of the golden halos and backgrounds of the religious paintings of the Middle Ages From then on she would polish and refine her personality by gradually eliminating all excessive ornaments first the banana earrings then the flowered dressesShe wore the new look when she was stumping for Pern during the following months and probably during the third week of October a week that decided the colonels destiny The other colonels who had overthrown the civilian government with him were now enraged by among other things his increasing prominence his populist tendencies and his impertinent mistress They put him under arrest on October There was a significant degree of support for the move and Eva herself was mauled that day by middle class university students But on OctoberPerns working class followers descended on Buenos Aires from every part of the country in numbers that even the wily colonel could not have expected Whether they were organized by Evita remains a matter of debate The evidence indicates that they were not but this is a conclusion that Peronists and anti Peronists alike consider a heresy What is certain is that Pern himself did little except sit uietly in a room of the military hospital where he was being kept prisoner considering whether he should marry Eva and get out of politics altogether In short order though his enemies decided that the only thing to do in the face of the tumult was to release him and call for elections These Pern won handily with the constant help of the woman who was now known as Eva Duarte de Pern because shortly after his October triumph El Conductor as he was now called had at last married her In exchange for his vow she gave up her acting careerIf this were a story about a man no one would be asking what color suit he wore to the inauguration but this is a story about a Latin woman of the s who was obsessively interested in clothing jewelry and self presentation and was also uncannily perceptive about what the people she wanted to address looked for in her The poor like to see me beautiful they dont want to be protected by a badly dressed old hag The transformation of Eva Duarte was almost complete but mistakes were still being made After Pern took power he dispatched the First Lady on a goodwill tour of Europe and she sent a ripple of delighted horror through Paris society by appearing at a reception in her honor in a strapless gold lam evening outfit worthy of a cocotte But she returned to Buenos Aires with a full and judicious wardrobe on order from Christian Dior and eventually her confessor Father Hernn Bentez prevailed on her to sacrifice all makeup except lipstick As Dujovne points out the effect of this act of contrition was to make her timelessly fashionable Then the same hairdresser who had made her blond pulled her hair tightly back from her pale broad forehead wove a braid and bound it in a shimmering knot at the nape of her neck And finally Eva Mara Duarte de Pern adjusted her name It is unusual in Latin America for a woman to be known only by her husbands name but she wanted to be called Eva Pern a Pern in her own right She had pared herself down to the essentials and she had become one of the most powerful women in Argentina and in the worldEvita did not live on in memory because of the way she looked but because she looked beautiful bejeweled and radiant while consuming herself in a flame of devotion to her husband and the poor The dramatic change in her appearance has historical significance and Dujovne does a fine job of linking Evitas outward changes to the development of her personality but all the authors laborious research cannot account for the essential transformation of Eva Pern from a pushy selfish twenty six year old starlet her age when Juan Pern first came to power to a flagellant compelled to take on the suffering of an entire nation and make it her own Was Evita really still Eva Duarte after she managed to give the slip to that telltale accent and was shesincere when she insinuated to a society lady that she would love the womans diamond necklace as a present or when she gave her jewels away to the poor Was the suffering mother of all Argentines the same as the ruthless politician If she wasnt then who died Some of course think she is still alive the possibility of her reincarnation is a rumor that flares periodically through Argentina It is at any rate as difficult for those who believe that her spirit lives to describe her as it is for those who knew and loathed her in the flesh She was grasping shrewish and so calculating that she orchestrated her acts of charity to distract attention from all the money she and her husband salted away in Switzerland Or else she underwent a spiritual conversion when she met Pern that allowed her to channel the voice of the working masses But it may be that she underwent a spiritual conversion and remained grasping shrewish et cetera And also ignorant If Pern had few ideas about how to use his countrys wealth to generate real national prosperity or how to create a true body politic Eva with her youth her sixth grade rural education and her recent frivolous past had none She did what she could with the irresistible possibility that was granted her to do good while living out a fantasy that dated back to the days when she left her hometown for the capital impelled by the dream of becoming like her idol Norma Shearer in the role of Marie AntoinetteThe Peronist myth is that she and the poor identified with each other because Eva too had been poor But one can wonder if it was perhaps that the poor identified with her rage and fed it in turn with their love and whether it was the unbearable tension at the crux of these emotions that led her to die Eva Pern died inof uterine cancer because she had refused to have an operation when the disease was first diagnosed in She didnt have time she said She was too busy rallying recalcitrant politicians to support the Peronist reforms lobbying Pern himself to push a womens voting rights act through Congress and e.

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different order of beingof a Virgin perhaps or a saint A flickering apparition with attributes rather than features the radiant impact of the gold colored hair something haunted about the eyes the lingering sad ecstasy of the smile The posters the photographs the blurred documentary footage all confirm it she was not a person but an embodied gestureNot in the early photographs for History: Dispatches PDF Ê though Here she is for example in for History: Dispatches from Latin ePUB ✓ a picture reproduced in Eva Pern a new biography by Alicia Dujovne Ortiz Published in English as Eva Pern A Biography New York St Martins which shows her in the days before her hairdresser discovered that history needed Evita to be a blonde It is midand thanks in large part to certain skillfully wielded influences the provincial for History: Dispatches from Latin ePUB ✓ actress Eva Duarte possessed of an unreconstructed working class accent and an unfailingly gauche manner has obtained her first feature role in a movie called Circus Cavalcade In the promo shot brunet ringlets surround a pale slightly thin lipped face The nose has a hint of the ski jump but the eyes are large and their expression is pleasant A big bow is strategically placed over what was a famously flat chest but it does nothing to disguise her terrible posture She projected no sexuality and there is nothing in the photograph to indicate that Eva Duartes public personality might have been memorable eitheran impression or lack of one confirmed by the kindest word that critics ever used to describe her acting discreet There is nothing in the image certainly to suggest transcendenceAnd yet the sense we have of Eva Duartes destiny is so strong by now that it is almost impossible to believe that at the time the picture was taken she did not know as we do that this bland and to all appearances untalented girl born illegitimate and on a ranch was soon to become Evita It would have been logical for anyone withordinary ambitions to think instead that was already the crowning year of her life she had a movie role a nice apartment filled with knickknacks a modest degree of name recognition and a new military lovera very important onewith whom she was passionately overwhelmingly involvedBecause the meeting between Eva Duarte aspiring radionovela actress and Juan Pern putschist colonel is the stuff of legend it is impossible to be completely certain of anything about it including the date and the circumstances of their first encounter By most accounts including Perns it took place on January and the occasion was a benefit for earthuake victims sponsored by a group of army colonels who had overthrown the civilian government six months earlier Eva Duarte who had recently gone for months without acting in any of the radio soaps that were the mainstay of Argentine broadcasting and who had in the past endured typically sordid casting couch arrangements in order to get work was working now thanks to her new friend Lieutenant Colonel Anbal Imbert who was in charge of the post and telegraph offices and communications in general for the new regime Imbert had got her the starring role in a new radio series based on the lives of famous women in historyIsadora Duncan Elizabeth I Mme Chiang Kai shekbut it was Eva alone who then drawn to the populist rhetoric of the new regime and always looking for an opportunity to stand out maneuvered herself into the position of spokeswoman for the Radio Association of Argentina and into events like the earthuake benefitIn Eva Pern Alicia Dujovne recounts the various versions of how that fateful evening Eva Duarte found herself being led to one of two empty seats on the platform next to Imbert who was waiting for his friend Juan Pern The most amusing story comes from the benefits emcee Roberto Galn who claims that Eva stood beneath the stage tugged on his pants leg and said Galancito darling introduce me I want to recite a poetry Dujovne sensibly speculates that instead it may have been Imbert himselfby that time heartily sick of Evas anxious clutching personalitywho introduced her to Pern at an earlier party But in the brilliant novel Santa Evita New York Knopf Toms Eloy Martnez recounts history as it should have been and as it was told to him long ago in Madrid by an aging Juan Pern Evas heart belonged to Pern even before they met It had become clear that the colonel who was in charge of labor relations was emerging as the real authority in the new regime He looked magnificent in uniform His smile was benevolent and virile His radio speeches had thrilled her I am only a humble soldier who has been granted the honor of protecting the working masses of Argentina She was twenty four he forty eight On the platform sitting next to Imbert she turned her great dark eyes on Pern as he walked to his seatColonelWhat is it my girl Thank you for existingShe got his attention Pern was ambitious but lazy wily but aloof and interested as life would prove in few things besides himself politics in relation to himself and his French poodles and a fourteen year old mistress he took on after Evas death to whom he wrote fond letters about the French poodles But Eva could force herself into his hitherto sterile emotional life because from their first meeting she offered herself up to Pern as his worshiper and from that moment virtually until the instant of her death eight years later she did nothing in public or in private that was not in some way an act of devotion to him an oblation of frankincense and myrrh Mi vida por Pern she cried a thousand times before the roaring crowds and then she died There are parallels that could be drawn between her life and the lives of other obsessively ambitious women who have forced their way out of poverty and to fame through the skillful untiring manipulation of their own imagesMadonna let us saybut instead popular memory finds parallels between Evitas life and the lives of the saints because she did it all for someone elseIn life Evita was and wished to be only an instrument of Pern In death she took on a life of her own but we will come to that Toward the end someone wrote an autobiography for her she was barely literateand it was called what she called Pern in all her speeches My Reason for Living La razn de mi vida Buenos Aires Ediciones Peuser If anything she was eveneffusive about her husband in private Joseph Page in his excellent introduction to the English language edition of a second text ghostwritten for Evita this one as she was dying called In My Own Words New York New Press uotes a letter she wrote Pern Tonight I want to leave you this perfume above all else so that you will know I adore you and if it is possible todaythan ever because when I was suffering I felt your affection and goodness so much that until the last moment of my life I will offer misspelled it to you body and soul since you know I am hopelessly in love with my dear old man By most accounts Pern was sexually indifferent Dujovne assumes without telling us why that Eva Duarte was actually frigid Yet there is no doubting the passionate and romantic nature of Evas commitment to her husband By a lucky accident of history her passion was fueled by precisely the same emotions that drove millions of Argentines to what Eva eventually baptized la fe peronistathe Peronist faithThe facts of Evitas early life coincide nicely with those of the poor she came to represent she was like so many others born of a destitute woman who found it expedient and possibly gratifying to take a wealthy and powerful lover Juan Duarte was a landowner and small town caudillo or political boss in a rural area about ninety miles west of Buenos Aires and he was properly married Juana Ibarguren was a woman he spent many nights with and was the mother of five of Duartes children of whom Eva Mara born inwas the youngest Like so many children born of these arrangements in a country where upper class snobbery reaches extremes of refinement and viciousness Eva was humiliated by her bastard status Juana Ibarguren and her children who lived in a one room house were kept away from Juan Duartes elegant funeral but were allowed to say a uick farewell to the corpse at the wake Eva migrated on her own from the sticks to Buenos Aires at age fifteen and like so many of the expanding capitals other new residents she looked for opportunity and found it lacking She shared with her class a gnawing all encompassing resentment that was the precise counterpart of the seething contempt the ruling class cultivated for the plebes Most important neither she nor her fellow poor were inclined to be fatalistic The Argentina that Eva Duarte grew up in was a nation of recent immigrantsItalian anarchist farmers Spanish socialist shopkeepers conservative German merchantswho had brought their politics with them when they migrated and who firmly believed that they deserved the better life they were willing to work so hard forPernhimself born out of wedlock and pursuing upward mobility through an army careerwas their catalyst He was a cynical politician who systematically played off his followers against one another often with tragic results and his.

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Argentina from a sugar daddy for the rich into a sugar daddy for the poor Pern was only one of several upstart colonels when Evita thanked him for existing and his speeches did not then or ever reveal the kind of substantial political thinking that gets translated into lasting programs or gets used to interpret reality in other parts of the world but he cannot simply be written off as a demagogue He had a vision of a free Argentina a nation that under his verticalista guidance would steer clear of both sides in the Cold War and in which law and order would prevail government would be responsive to the needs of its citizens and workers would get the respect their efforts deserved In that sense he was revolutionary and Eva Duarte like millions of others responded instantly to his appeal As for his aloof diffident personality he liked to describe himself as a herbivorous lionit too was a virtue for it turned him into an empty vessel that Evita could fill with her faithEva Duartes role in history was determined within months of her first encounter with the colonel One day she was a source of hilarity for upper class women who made a point of tuning in to her Famous Women broadcasts What a daily pleasure this nasal voice who played Catherine of Russia with rural tango accents one said The next she had secured her movie role in Circus Cavalcade because she was already the established mistress of Juan Pern a man not known for passion who had nevertheless rented an apartment in Evas building so that he could be near her without violating the moral code His new lover was not easy or pleasant to live withshe threw tantrums demanded in public that he marry her and soon displayed her contempt for all but his most slavishly devoted political associatesyet despite these defects she was the perfect woman for him because she pushed him beyond his own apathy Within weeks Pern had taken the measure of her political genius and he sent her out on the hustings He looked on approvingly as she forged her new public persona Dujovne whose insightful biography is marred by the lack of sources for material that is often controversial and by an irritating Argentine penchant for psychobabble is invaluable when she is narrating Evitas act of self creationThe clothes changed first in Dujovne cites a recollection of Francisco Jamandreu designer to the stars Do not think of me the way you think of your other clients Eva would tell him From now on I will have a dual personality On the one side I am the actress to whom you can give poufs lam feathers seuins On the other I am what the Big Shot wants me to be a political figure On MayI must accompany him to a demonstration People will gossip it will be the first appearance of the Duarte Pern couple What will you create for the occasion Jamandreu settled on a double breasted houndstooth suit with a velvet collar so elegant and practical that even Eva Duarte could be taken seriously while sheathed in itThen came the hair The first photograph of Eva as a blonde appeared in a magazine on June of that same year Dujovne writes Since hair dyes had not yet been perfected the colors ambition was in fact not to appear natural It was a theatrical and symbolic gold a gold that imitated the effect of the golden halos and backgrounds of the religious paintings of the Middle Ages From then on she would polish and refine her personality by gradually eliminating all excessive ornaments first the banana earrings then the flowered dressesShe wore the new look when she was stumping for Pern during the following months and probably during the third week of October a week that decided the colonels destiny The other colonels who had overthrown the civilian government with him were now enraged by among other things his increasing prominence his populist tendencies and his impertinent mistress They put him under arrest on October There was a significant degree of support for the move and Eva herself was mauled that day by middle class university students But on OctoberPerns working class followers descended on Buenos Aires from every part of the country in numbers that even the wily colonel could not have expected Whether they were organized by Evita remains a matter of debate The evidence indicates that they were not but this is a conclusion that Peronists and anti Peronists alike consider a heresy What is certain is that Pern himself did little except sit uietly in a room of the military hospital where he was being kept prisoner considering whether he should marry Eva and get out of politics altogether In short order though his enemies decided that the only thing to do in the face of the tumult was to release him and call for elections These Pern won handily with the constant help of the woman who was now known as Eva Duarte de Pern because shortly after his October triumph El Conductor as he was now called had at last married her In exchange for his vow she gave up her acting careerIf this were a story about a man no one would be asking what color suit he wore to the inauguration but this is a story about a Latin woman of the s who was obsessively interested in clothing jewelry and self presentation and was also uncannily perceptive about what the people she wanted to address looked for in her The poor like to see me beautiful they dont want to be protected by a badly dressed old hag The transformation of Eva Duarte was almost complete but mistakes were still being made After Pern took power he dispatched the First Lady on a goodwill tour of Europe and she sent a ripple of delighted horror through Paris society by appearing at a reception in her honor in a strapless gold lam evening outfit worthy of a cocotte But she returned to Buenos Aires with a full and judicious wardrobe on order from Christian Dior and eventually her confessor Father Hernn Bentez prevailed on her to sacrifice all makeup except lipstick As Dujovne points out the effect of this act of contrition was to make her timelessly fashionable Then the same hairdresser who had made her blond pulled her hair tightly back from her pale broad forehead wove a braid and bound it in a shimmering knot at the nape of her neck And finally Eva Mara Duarte de Pern adjusted her name It is unusual in Latin America for a woman to be known only by her husbands name but she wanted to be called Eva Pern a Pern in her own right She had pared herself down to the essentials and she had become one of the most powerful women in Argentina and in the worldEvita did not live on in memory because of the way she looked but because she looked beautiful bejeweled and radiant while consuming herself in a flame of devotion to her husband and the poor The dramatic change in her appearance has historical significance and Dujovne does a fine job of linking Evitas outward changes to the development of her personality but all the authors laborious research cannot account for the essential transformation of Eva Pern from a pushy selfish twenty six year old starlet her age when Juan Pern first came to power to a flagellant compelled to take on the suffering of an entire nation and make it her own Was Evita really still Eva Duarte after she managed to give the slip to that telltale accent and was shesincere when she insinuated to a society lady that she would love the womans diamond necklace as a present or when she gave her jewels away to the poor Was the suffering mother of all Argentines the same as the ruthless politician If she wasnt then who died Some of course think she is still alive the possibility of her reincarnation is a rumor that flares periodically through Argentina It is at any rate as difficult for those who believe that her spirit lives to describe her as it is for those who knew and loathed her in the flesh She was grasping shrewish and so calculating that she orchestrated her acts of charity to distract attention from all the money she and her husband salted away in Switzerland Or else she underwent a spiritual conversion when she met Pern that allowed her to channel the voice of the working masses But it may be that she underwent a spiritual conversion and remained grasping shrewish et cetera And also ignorant If Pern had few ideas about how to use his countrys wealth to generate real national prosperity or how to create a true body politic Eva with her youth her sixth grade rural education and her recent frivolous past had none She did what she could with the irresistible possibility that was granted her to do good while living out a fantasy that dated back to the days when she left her hometown for the capital impelled by the dream of becoming like her idol Norma Shearer in the role of Marie AntoinetteThe Peronist myth is that she and the poor identified with each other because Eva too had been poor But one can wonder if it was perhaps that the poor identified with her rage and fed it in turn with their love and whether it was the unbearable tension at the crux of these emotions that led her to die Eva Pern died inof uterine cancer because she had refused to have an operation when the disease was first diagnosed in She didnt have time she said She was too busy rallying recalcitrant politicians to support the Peronist reforms lobbying Pern himself to push a womens voting rights act through Congress and e.

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