Last quote by Peter Kornbluh
There is an arc of history that is very dramatic when you put these documents together. They have provided revelations and made headlines, they have been used as evidence in human rights prosecutions, and now they are contributing to the verdict of history. To see on a piece of paper, for example, the president of the United States ordering the C.I.A. to preemptively overthrow a democratically elected president in Chile is stunning. The importance of having these documents in the museum is for the new generations of Chileans to actually see them.feedback
Peter Kornbluh has most recently been quoted in an article called Agustín Edwards Eastman, Chilean publisher who backed Pinochet, dies at 89. Peter Kornbluh said, “He lobbied for a coup at the highest levels of the Nixon White House. He became the leading Chilean collaborator in CIA covert operations to overturn the democratic institutions of his own country.”. Peter Kornbluh has been quoted a grand total of 4 times in 4 articles.
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Quotes by Peter Kornbluh
Apr 27 2017
He lobbied for a coup at the highest levels of the Nixon White House. He became the leading Chilean collaborator in CIA covert operations to overturn the democratic institutions of his own country.feedback
Apr 26 2017
Edwards not only advocated a pre-emptive military coup in his meeting with Helms, but also supplied intelligence on potential coup plotters that the C.I.A. could enlist. Based on the declassified record, history will remember him for his betrayal of the democratic institutions of his own country.feedback
Dec 20 2011
They could hardly assume that role without actually passing a freedom of information law and moving into the 21st century on the issue of transparency. The Brazilian military is among the most recalcitrant in the world when it comes to acknowledging its responsibility for abuses.feedback
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