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After September 11 . . . 1973: Chilean Journalism at the Crossroads

On the morning of September 11, 1973, as the jet fighters completed their bombing runs, a column of thick black smoke rose from “La Moneda,” Chile’s presidential palace. Tanks and infantry closed in on the rubble-strewn building in preparation for the final assault. The attackers were Chilean military personnel lead by General Augusto Pinochet, Continue reading