AVENUE OF THE AMERICAS

AVENUE OF THE AMERICAS

    Price: $195.00

    Code: 2020
    Format: DVD

    Directed by Jorge Reyes
    1975, 82 mins.
    Purchase: $195 Classroom Rental: $125


    Reveals the nature and the extent of the U.S. government and corporate complicity in the "destabilization" campaign and the 1973 coup that overthrew Allende's Popular Unity government in Chile. The video traces the economic and political background to Allende's 1970 election, explains the program of the Popular Unity government, and why it met with such deep-seated opposition from the U.S. and propertied classes in Chile.

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    Reviews

    "...extremely well-made, deeply disturbing." --The Los Angeles Times

    "Very good. An important, well-researched film... Much valuable footage combined with old newsreels and interviews make this a solid effort." --Educational Film Library Association