TV program Seidean Staire - The story of the American backed coup of General Pinochet in Chile which replaced the legally elected President Salvadore Allende on September 11, 1973. Pinochet's regime replaced a hundred year old democracy with a dictatorship . The new regime was brutal and anti-democratic . Over 3000 people were murdered in the first three weeks after the coup. Yet the Regime was kept in power for 17 years with the backing of the United States. Also see: Liveleak.com " The Crimes Of Pinochet " Chile Coup d'Etat by Pinochet backed by the United States The slaughter of approximately 3000 unarmed civilians mostly academics, artists, professionals, University students see my blog Gord's Poetry Factory at gordspoetryfactory.blogspot.com
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