Zee Jaipur Literature fest: Oscar Guardiola-Rivera on the coup against Salvador Allende

On 11 September 1973, President Salvador Allende of Chile, Latin America`s first democratically elected Marxist president, was deposed in a violent coup d`état. Why and how it happened is the story Oscar Guardiola-Rivera will tell -- a radical re-evaluation of an incident which, even at the height of Cold War paranoia, shocked the world and continues to resonate today. He spoke about his book, The Story of a death foretold at the Zee Jaipur Lit fest 2014.

Jan 21, 2014, 14:23 PM IST