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This edition: Joyce Horman on the Chilean Military Coup of 1973

Episode Details

Original tape date: December 2, 2014.

First aired: December 15, 2014.

On September 11, 1973, the first socialist president of Chile, Salvador Allende, was overthrown in a military coup d'etat. Guest Joyce Horman shares the struggles that she and her husband faced as Americans in Chile during this eruption of violence. She also talks about the United States government's involvement in the coup and her fight for justice for her husband Charles, who was ultimately killed after being taken captive by the Chilean military. His memory lives on through the Charles Horman Truth Foundation, an organization which provides informational materials and seminars to the public, international human rights students, and prosecutors of crimes pertaining to these matters.

Guest List

Joyce Horman Chair, The Charles Horman Truth Foundation