1979: Robert Cox with son Peter and daughter
Victoria at the international airport on their way to
the United States. Overnight, the entire family
had become political refugees.
|La Opinión editor Jacobo Timerman|
The front page of the mass circulation paper La Nación headlines
the press conference about the Graiver Affair. The picture shows
the de facto president, General Videla, addressing the press.
Videla: The 'disappeared' aren't here, either dead
or alive.They're 'disappeared'.
A La Opinión banner head from 1976 says
the government was investigating the
disappearance of journalists.
But the article suggests the probe is a ruse.
|Major General Luciano B. Menéndez|
Menéndez revolted against Armywho, he said, was soft on terrorism.
Commander Lt. Gen. Roberto Viola,
The infamous 601st Army Intelligence Battalion in downtown
For many weeks to follow, Federal
Policemen like this one would
stand guard at my apartment building.