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Evita Peron [electronic resource]: Story of Transformation

Eva Maria Duarte was born in 1919, the youngest child of poor, unmarried parents. Before her death in 1951, she had transformed herself and the nation of Argentina by politically organizing and empowering women and working-class people, as well as creating a foundation that built hundreds of schools and hospitals. This program beautifully illustrates her journey, including her early days as a film and radio actress, her marriage to War Minister Juan Peron, her assistance in his election to the Presidency, her unconventional political accomplishments, and her reinvention of image of Argentina's First Lady.
2006; 2004

The Empty ATM [electronic resource]: Inside Argentina's Broken Economy

In December 2001, the Argentine government defaulted on
2006; 2002

Argentina [electronic resource]: Chamame Crudo

Many point to Corrientes, a center of musical culture, as the birthplace of the original Chamame. This program focuses on performances of the following songs: "Chamame Crudo," "Mi Pueblo, Mi Casa, Mi Soledad," and "El Prostibulo," by Grupo de Chango Spasiuk; "La Ratonera," by Tilo Escobar and Chango Spasiuk; "No Me Aflojes Companero," by Tilo Escobar; "La Desdichada," by Grupo de Tito Miqueri; "Plegaria a San Antonio," by Dos Para la Musica; "Tarefero de Mis Pagos," by Hector Chavez; "La Calandria," by Juan Carlos Jensen y Grupo de Eustaquio Mino; "Don Gualberto," by Juancito Guenaga y Su Conjunto; "Nuestros Suenos y la Distancia," by Oscar Mambrin; "Kilometro 11," by Roque Gonzalez; and "Sin Rencores Ni Reproches," by Trebol de Ases.
2009; 2007