Evita reviewed by Marian T. First, as a Catholic, I have to protest the disrespectful and blasphemous use of the Gregorian chant Salve Regina in the film. Even though it is well sung and in Latin, there is a variation in emphasis in the line: When one considers that the movie presents her as she was — a former prostitute and concubine of Peron — the simulation could not be more inappropriate.
Fay Vawters began again to make the rounds of the Washington embassies. Although built on land donated by the southern state of Maryland, Washington did experience cold spells, below zero temperatures-even occasional blizzards.
If the Reverend Ralph and Mrs. Even with over a thousand children to feed and clothe, Mrs. Vawters harbored no grandiose expectations. We solicit thousands of people for help.
He did not ask for money but for winter clothes and shoes for children, not an unusual request for a Foundation that was sending aid to countries worldwide 4 November and December passed and the Reverend and Mrs.
Vawters heard no more from the Argentine Embassy. By January, the winter clothes and shoes, all made in Argentina, had been packed in crates and were winging their way to the United States. Vawters on the defensive. InWashington D. Yet in the eyes of the American press, the problem was not child poverty and cold children but the projection of an unfavorable international image during the Cold War.
Press reaction ranged from bemused to outright hostile. Fay Vawters is on right. Now the Reverend and Mrs. Vawters, who operate the society, are trying to figure out whether it is good or bad. Vawters is very appreciative, she made clear, but a little concerned lest it be thought that she had asked for foreign help.
And if Moscow picks up the story and capitalizes on it to prove that the US has slipped into a terrible depression and needs help from abroad, Mrs. Vawters will be mortified. The officials were obviously concerned over the Argentine gift which seemed to imply that the United States is unable to look after its own needy.
Vawters operates the society with her husband, the Reverend Ralph Vawters. It normally clothes about 1, children a year.
They will no longer make contributions. And a member of his advisory board resigned.Poverty was never fun for Evita. The most hostile reaction came from the Pittsburg Press. The paper scolded the Vawters for providing the Soviets with a possible propaganda coup by calling attention to the poverty in the nation’s capital, called the Peronista government a “dictatorship,” questioned the legitimacy of the Vawters’ society.
Jul 14, · The Yale neurosurgeon who four years ago claimed former first lady of Argentina, Eva Peron, had a lobotomy in to ease her pain from cervical cancer is revising his theory. In a new paper in. Evita Peron Reaction Paper.
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