Oscar Guardiola-Rivera (2014 event)
Colombian-born writer Oscar Guardiola-Rivera’s riveting Story of a Death Foretold lays bare the Cold War paranoia and rabid anti-communism which led to the downfall of Salvador Allende, Latin America’s first democratically-elected Marxist president. In this event, recorded live at the 2014 Edinburgh International Book Festival, Guardiola-Rivera looks at why Allende was deposed in a violent coup and explores how business leaders and military officers in Chile been collaborating with the US Government and the CIA for months to end his regime.
Book Festival News
Tuesday 31 August