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Earl Gregg Swem Library

Foreign Relations of the United States, 1969-1976: Volume E-16: Documents on Chile, 1969-1973

Categories: Chile,Civil/Human Rights,Foreign Affairs,History,Latin America

Serves as an online only supplement to Volume 21: Chile, 1969-1973. Covers the time period of the election of Salvador Allende, the military coup led by General Augusto Pinochet, and the actions and attitudes of the U.S. government toward these regimes. Includes a selection of presidential tape recordings. From the State Department


Secret CIA Report: Pinochet “Personally Ordered “ Washington Car-Bombing

Categories: Chile,Crime/Justice,History,Latin America,Spying/Intelligence,Terrorism

Three declassified documents which implicate former Chile leader Augusto Pinochet in the 1976 murder in Washington DC of Orlando Letelier, an official in the government of the former president, Salvador Allende. From the State Department, posted by the National Security Archive


Foreign Relations of the United States, 1969-1976, Volume XXI, Chile, 1969-1973

Categories: Chile,Foreign Affairs,History,Latin America

Documentary history of the attitudes adopted and actions taken by the U.S. toward the regimes of Salvador Allende, elected in 1970, and Augusto Pinochet, leader of the military coup d’etat in 1973.  From the State Department


Chile: Political and Economic Conditions and U.S. Relations

Categories: Chile,Democracy/Peace,Foreign Trade/Investment,Latin America

This report provides a brief historical background of Chile, examines recent political and economic developments, and considers current issues in U.S.-Chile relations.  From the Congressional Research Service, posted by the Federation of American Scientists