BBC World Service ‘Witness’: Joan Jara on Victor Jara & Ariel Dorfman on the Chile Coup

 

Witness

Joan Jara on Victor Jara: Witness

Duration: 10 minutes

The death of the hugely popular Chilean singer in the days after the coup which brought general Pinochet to power in 1973

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Ariel Dorfman: The Chile Coup

Duration: 15 minutes

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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