Evita: The Real Life of Eva Peron - Chapter 5, Wife of the President Summary & Analysis

Nicholas Fraser
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Chapter 5, Wife of the President Summary and Analysis

Peron and Evita were married four days later in a private ceremony with close family and friends. Evidence of Evita's past began to disappear. Her acting career was erased from history and their marriage certificate was partially falsified. Evita spoke of her past in vague terms.

Peron entered the presidential campaign without a party or campaign funds but he was supported by the Labor party soon thereafter. Socialists and communists opposed him. He wanted to increase middle-class support from the government and defend capitalism and democracy. Peron gave speech after speech advocating land reform against the Oligarchs. Evita never spoke, just appearing pale, blond and arresting. She often took care of campaign details when Peron was busy but many party leaders did not like her. In a nationally broadcast speech on February 12th...

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