Last Words to the Nation

Allende, Salvador

Date Written:  11/09/1973
Year Published:  1973  
Resource Type:  Article
Cx Number:  CX10532

This speech was delivered at 9:10 am on September 11, 1973, in the midst on an ultimately successful US-sponsored coup d'etat against the democratically-elected government. Barricaded inside La Moneda, the presidential palace, President Allende gave his life defending Chilean democracy.

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