A Hero Reborn

Rodman, Selden
March 1981
National Review;3/6/1981, Vol. 33 Issue 4, p222
The article focuses on the reelection of Peruvian President Fernando Belaúnde Terry on October 26, 1980 after being ousted from office in a military coup in 1968. During the coup, the presidential palace was surrounded by tanks and President Terry was sent to exile in the U.S. Details of the military coup are discussed. Several explanations have been offered concerning the overthrow of President Terry. One of these was his dealings with the International Petroleum Co. President Terry stated the things he had learned from the coup. One is to depend so much on foreign trade.


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