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Pancho Villa ВОЕННАЯ ИСТОРИЯ, ИСТОРИЯ Издательство: Chelsea residence PublishersСерия: the good Hispanic HeritageАвтор(ы): Hal MarcovitzЯзык: EnglishГод издания: 2003Количество страниц: 101ISBN: 0-7910-7257-6Формат: pdf (e-book)Размер: 10.7 mb quick Ifolder zero

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Benton sold cattle to Villa and went to Villa’s home to collect the money that was owed him. The argument over the debt turned out to be quite brief —Villa ended it by shooting AMBROSE BIERCE John Reed isn’t the only American author to have ridden with Pancho Villa. Ambrose Bierce, a journalist and author of darkly satirical stories, joined Villa’s troops in 1913. Unlike Reed, who would go on to further adventures, Bierce disappeared while in Mexico. Some historians believe he was murdered on Villa’s orders.

When he returned to America, Reed accepted a job offer from muckraking journalist Lincoln Steffens, who had been given Reed’s name by a professor at Harvard. Reed settled in New York City and joined the staff of American Magazine, which Steffens edited. While working for American Magazine, and later other publications such as Collier’s and the Saturday Evening Post, Reed learned 42 John Reed, an American journalist, traveled to Mexico in 1914 to cover peasant uprisings. Reed was an advocate of greater rights for oppressed people worldwide, and strongly supported Pancho Villa.

One wife was Juana Torres, a Mexican woman who joined him in El Paso during his exile and remained there when he returned to Chihuahua. The other woman resided in his house in Chihuahua. Her name was Maria Luz Corral de Villa. She married Villa during the uprising against Porfirio Díaz. Their only daughter died at a young age. Villa also fathered many children by other women. Maria was quite patient with her husband’s daliances. “My love for him never diminished,” she wrote years later. “I want to firmly state my belief, and this is also my profound conviction, that for a housewife, the love affairs of her husband 45 46 PANCHO VILLA Pancho Villa and his wife Maria Luz Corral de Villa at Juárez in 1914.

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