Chile/1973 coup d'état
|Date||11 September 1973|
|Perpetrators||CIA, Henry Kissinger?|
The 1973 Chilean coup d'état overthrew of the democratically elected Salvador Allende.
In 1975 Thomas Braden was the principle interviewee in a three-part World In Action documentary The Rise and Fall of the CIA in which he stated that Henry Kissinger had been the main operator in the US government's running the 1973 Chilean coup d'etat."Doctor Kissinger ran the Chile operation, very much like a desk officer. He's that way, he likes to do things himself."
|Document:Covert Action in Chile, 1963-73||report||1976||Church Committee||A Church committee report of the hearings before them to study governmental operations with respect to intelligence activities of the United States Senate. A very thorough, but lengthy, investigation into CIA activity in Chile. Includes numerous instances of media manipulation and propaganda in the millions of dollars.|
|Document:The Pinochet Coup in Chile||book extract||12 February 2007||Mark Curtis|