University of Pittsburgh

Repetto

“se parecía un poco a Repetto, pero con barba”. This last name evokes an important figure of the period; Nicolás Repetto (1871-1965) was a politician, a doctor and one of the most relevant leaderships of the Socialist Party. He was a representative and a candidate to the Vice-Presidency. In 1946, he was associated with Spruille Braden in the Unión Democrática created against President Perón. (Mentioned in Bustos Domecq story.)

Borges Index: 
Las doce figuras del mundo, Seis problemas para don Isidro Parodi, OCC, 25.
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