Politics, Business & Culture in the Americas

The Pinochet Era: [i]The Pinochet Regime[/i] by Carlos Hunees, [i]The Dictator’s Shadow: Life Under Augusto Pinochet[/i] by Heraldo Muñoz, [i] The Judge & the General[/i] Produced and directed by Elizabeth Farnsworth and Patricio Lanfranco

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General Augusto Pinochet, who died in December 2006 at the age of 91, continues to stir controversy. The man and his era have been the subject of countless books and articles, and the human rights violations during his 17-year-rule as Chile’s president have received worldwide condemnation. But readers will welcome two recent books that provide the first in-depth accounts available in English of Pinochet’s long sojourn in public life.

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