CHILE: PROMISE OF FREEDOM

08/20/03

Two 28-minute programs about the coup in Chile September 11, 1973. Featuring Isabel Allende, Ariel Dorfman, and others along with historic sound recordings and music. 30 years ago, the Chilean military, backed by the CIA, Kissinger and Nixon violently crushed the democratically elected government of Salvador Allende. More than 3000 people were killed or disappeared, and thousands arrested. This documentary looked back at the history and its relevance for understanding how people in other countries view the United States.

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