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The Chile Coup

15 minutes
First broadcast:
Sunday 08 September 2013

In September 1973 General Pinochet launched a military coup against the socialist government of Salvador Allende in Chile. The playwright Ariel Dorfman was a young assistant to President Allende. Hear his story of regret and exile.


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