PARAGUAY: THE FORGOTTEN DICTATORSHIP

PARAGUAY: THE FORGOTTEN DICTATORSHIP

    Price: $265.00

    Code: 1774
    Format: DVD

    Directed by Patricia Boero
    1988, 27 mins.
    Spanish dialogue with English
    subtitles Purchase: $265 Rental $50



    Offers a rare look at Latin America's oldest dictatorship, that of General Alfredo Stroessner, who took power in 1954. The documentary analyzes the power struggle within General Stroessner's own party, documents human rights abuses, and examines the development of opposition forces within Paraguay which led to Stroessner's ouster in 1989.

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    "A well-structured investigation..."—Booklist (American Library Association)

    "Clearly organized and well paced...useful in university contexts because there are few current documentaries on this subject."—Choice (American Library Association)