Write an argumentative essay, op-ed, or an open letter (e.g.”Dear Mr. Menotti” or “Dear President Videla”) with respect to Argentina in 1978, arguing whether or not football is/was the opiate of the people according to the specifics of the particular occasion and contexts of World Cup ’78 (and in general?).

Write an argumentative essay, op-ed, or an open letter (e.g.”Dear Mr. Menotti” or “Dear President Videla”) with respect to Argentina in 1978, arguing whether or not football is/was the opiate of the people according to the specifics of the particular occasion and contexts of World Cup ’78 (and in general?).

Defend and provide specific evidence for your answer from the various readings, not only from Archetti’s “Argentina 1978” (Sept. 8th’s reading), but also from at least one of the other readings we have considered so far.