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Salvador Allende

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September 11th marks an important event in history. On that date in 1973 the revolutionary government in Chile that was democratically elected by the people was overthrown by a fascist coup that was back and sponsored by U.S imperialism. And the Chileans people's leader that was democratically elected president Salvador Allende was killed. As president he put in place policy's of nationalization and collectivization. The Chilean ruling class wasn't happy with Allende's socialization. So on September 11th 1973. the revolutionary government was overthrown and a fascist dictatorship was set up, at the head of fascist dictatorship was General Augusto Pinochet.

Here is a speech made by Salvador Allende, it was is first speech in the Chilean parliament after his election.


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