On april 30, 1977, azucena villaflor de de vincenti was accompanied by a dozen other mothers to the plaza de mayo in argentina"s capital city. Arising from a multitude of histories and families, the women had one universally shared experience: each had at least one child who had been disappeared by the military government. The location they zeroed in on was just across the street from the presidential office building, la casa. In choosing this location the mothers utilized their visibility as a means to gain information on and hopefully recover their children. While they held weekly marches, the mothers also began an international campaign to defy the propaganda distributed by the military regime. This campaign brought the attention of the world to argentina. A history of myth in 25 quotes: 16. In the same winter the athenians gave a funeral at the public cost to those who had first fallen in this war.