Augusto Pinochet

Chris Hayes On The Thatcher Legacy

As Chris Hayes noted in the opening of his show this Monday, former Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher was known for pulling no punches and "out of deference to that legacy, we should pull none ourselves" and reminded his viewers of some of the "hallmarks" of Thatcher's career.

Newstalgia Reference Room - The Other 9/11.

Newstalgia Reference Room - The other 9/11 - the CIA backed overthrow of the democratically-elected government of Salvatore Allende in Chile by a military junta headed up by Gen. Augusto Pinochet and the resultant reign of terror that caused the deaths of countless Chileans.

October 18, 1998 - The Pinochet Fracas

News of the day for October 18, 1998 - former Chilean Dictator Augusto Pinochet is arrested in London, both Pres. Clinton and vice-President Gore haggle with the Middle-East negotiators. Former Yugoslavia. Afghanistan. Just another day in Paradox.