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The Other 9/11: Part One

Saturday, 07 September 2013 13:56 By Staff, Making Contact National Radio Project | Report

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Before 2001, there was another 9/11. In 1973, a military coup backed by the United States, overthrew the Chilean government and ushered in seventeen years of brutal dictatorship. In the first of a two part series; we hear stories of the Chilean 9/11.That day marked the end of one of Latin America's longest democratic traditions, and brought on almost two decades of murder, disappearances, repression, and fear.

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The Other 9/11: Part One

Saturday, 07 September 2013 13:56 By Staff, Making Contact National Radio Project | Report

Media

Before 2001, there was another 9/11. In 1973, a military coup backed by the United States, overthrew the Chilean government and ushered in seventeen years of brutal dictatorship. In the first of a two part series; we hear stories of the Chilean 9/11.That day marked the end of one of Latin America's longest democratic traditions, and brought on almost two decades of murder, disappearances, repression, and fear.

This piece was reprinted by Truthout with permission or license. It may not be reproduced in any form without permission or license from the source.

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