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The Chilean Coup

The Essay, Autumn 1973 Episode 1 of 5
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What is the difference between "personal history" and the "history of your time"? In this series for The Essay, author and broadcaster Michael Goldfarb looks back four decades to the dramatic events of Autumn 1973, a historical turning point for him, his generation and much of the world.

In the first essay, Michael Goldfarb remembers the coup that overthrew Chile's president, Salvador Allende, and wonders why this did not provoke the same protests as the Vietnam War.

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Mon 21 Oct 2013 22:45
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