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The Other 9/11: Part Two

Saturday, September 14, 2013 By Staff and Contributors, 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. This program was produced by the Freedom Archives

Featuring:

Isabel Letelier, sculptor, author, and human rights activist

Ariel Dorfman, author, journalist and human rights activist;  Isabel Allende, author and journalist

Rene Castro, visual artist, photographer, curator, and teacher

Joan Jara, British author, former ballerina, and partner of the late Chilean singer-composer Victor Jara.

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The Other 9/11: Part Two

Saturday, September 14, 2013 By Staff and Contributors, 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. This program was produced by the Freedom Archives

Featuring:

Isabel Letelier, sculptor, author, and human rights activist

Ariel Dorfman, author, journalist and human rights activist;  Isabel Allende, author and journalist

Rene Castro, visual artist, photographer, curator, and teacher

Joan Jara, British author, former ballerina, and partner of the late Chilean singer-composer Victor Jara.

For More Information:

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.