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Chile: Promise of Freedom [Sound Recording]

A documentary and audio reflection on the September 11, 1973 military coup against the democratically-elected government of Salvador Allende. It features the voices of historical participants who chronicle events surrounding the rise of the Allende-led Popular Unity Government, its violent overthrow by US-backed Chilean military forces and the coup's aftermath. Archival recordings include the attack on the presidential palace, Allende's speech before the UN, as well as remarks by Richard Nixon and Henry Kissinger. 61 min.

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