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Salvador Allende Gossens (Spanish pronunciation: [salbaˈðoɾ aˈʝende ˈɣosens]; 26 June 1908 – 11 September 1973) was a Chilean physician and politician, known as the first Marxist...

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Last Words : Ultimo Discurso (Salvador Allende)

In 1970, Salvador Allende was the people's choice for the President of Chile. However, he was not the choice of the establishment, the armed forces or the CIA - who financed an 8 million dollar campaign to de-stabilise his democratically elected government, and provided logistical support to the military coup which deposed him and led to 17 years of military dictatorship under General Pinochet. This film recalls Allende's last radio speech before he died in the Presidential Palace, Santiago de Chile, on the morning of the eleventh of September 1973.
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