When a Story Is Not a Story

February 1975
National Review;2/14/1975, Vol. 27 Issue 5, p151
This article discusses charges made against the U.S. regarding the country's direct involvement in the ouster of Salvador Allende, the Marxist president of Chile. According to reporter Gabriel Garcia Marquez, his sources in Chile told him that a team of American aerial acrobats was responsible for the bombing of Allende's Moneda Palace. Whereas reporter Seymour Hersh's thinks that the U.S. Central Intelligence Agency was responsible for Allende's overthrow. Hersh admits that he was biased to think so but his investigations turned up no evidence to support his bias.


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