Nudelman, Santiago Israel

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NUDELMAN, SANTIAGO ISRAEL (1904–1961), Argentine politician. Born in the colony of Médanos in the province of Buenos Aires, Nudelman graduated in both medicine (1930) and law (1936) from the University of Buenos Aires. He was a member of the Federal Chamber of Deputies representing the Unión Cívica Radical (1946–55) and championed the cause of civil liberties in parliament. In 1958 he became director of the daily newspaper Critica. He wrote El radicalismo al servicio de la libertad (1947) and El régimen totalitarioTorturas, presos políticos, negociados (1960).