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Pinochet's Chile

News of Augusto Pinochet's death met with celebrations in Chile. The brutal dictator ruled the country for almost two decades, and was charged with human rights abuses and corruption. For a look at Pinochet's life and legacy, join Lynn Neary for a discussion with Chileans who experienced both the brutality and Pinochet's positive economic reforms.


Tom Gjelten, NPR Correspondent


Roger Fontaine, Former Director of Latin American Affairs for the National Security Council (1981-83); Interviewed Pinochet for The Washington Times in 1987

Joyce Hormon, Widow of Charles Horman, the American whose story is depicted in the film Missing

Isabel Letelier, Widow of Orlando Letelier, a former Chilean ambassador to the United States

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