Eva Perón's Life
Eva Gets Her First Radio Actress Job-always dreamed of being an actress
-traveled to Buenos Aires in 1935
-struggled as an actress
-offered a contract to participate in radio drama
Eva Marries Juan Perón-met at a charity event
-moved in with each other and were inseperable
-brought her into his inner circle
-many did not like their relationship and his policies
Eva Leaves for her European Tour-invited by Spain for official state visit
-donate 16,000 to the starved people of Spain
-visited, Italy, France, Portugal, Switzerland
Argentine Congress Allows Women to Vote and Hold Office-was her passion to get women rights
-wrote speeches, wrote articles, urged women on the radio to join her
-Juan Peron encourage the congress to pass the law
Eva Peron Foundation is founded-purpose of the foundation:
∙provide aid for needy families
∙build schools, hospitals, etc.
-unions, businesses, and ordinary people were forced to donate
Eva Receives Golda Meir Award-Juan Peron sought Jewish Argentines as government advisers
-Eva's foundation sent aid to Israel
Eva Accepts the Peron Medal of Honor-given by the Syria ambassador
-rewarded for her promoting the humanitarian affairs
"La Razon de Mi Vida" is released-translates to "The Reason For My Life"
-published shortly before Eva's death
-one of the fastest selling books in Argentine history
Eva Makes Her Last Public Appearance-weighed about 80 lbs.
-pumped up on morphine and had plaster support
-last appearance at her husband's second inauguration
Eva Dies-developed cervical cancer
-last words were "Eva se va"
-news was interrupted to remind the country of her passing