Juan Perón: “Twenty Fundamental Truths of Justicialism”


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On October 17, 1950, the Argentine president Juan Domingo Perón gave his “Twenty Fundamental Truths of Justicialism” speech to a crowd of supporters. Perón was elected president of Argentina for two consecutive terms, serving from 1946 until 1955, and then took office again in 1973. Perón’s political party went through several name changes during his presidency, transforming in December 1947 from the Sole Party of the National Revolution to the Peronist Party, which emphasized his personal...