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12
Sep

A Brutal Anniversary

Guest post by Mary Helen Spooner It has been four decades since Chile’s Salvador Allende, a socialist, was overthrown in a military coup whose violence shocked the world and ushered in sixteen …

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09
Jun

Death of a Poet

In a recent blog post, Mary Helen Spooner, author of The General’s Slow Retreat: Chile after Pinochet (UC Press, May 2011) sheds light on the exhumation of former Chilean president Salvador Allende’s …

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21
Mar

Chile’s American Desaparecido

In this guest post, Mary Helen Spooner, author of The General’s Slow Retreat: Chile after Pinochet (UC Press, June 2011) sheds light on the chilling case of Professor Boris Weisfeiler, one of …

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