SALVADOR ALLENDE was narrowly elected President of Chile on 4 September 1970, receiving 36.3% of the vote. He defeated the conservative Christian Democrat government which had been discredited in the eyes of workers and peasants by its failure to implement social reforms.

But what is hidden behind the festivities?

The government hid information to the families for hours

Facing the social earthquake, with solidarity and unity

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