Landing: Stories from the Cultural Divide. Season 1, Episode 4. Bessie Pino

On September 11, 1973, when Bessie Pino was 15, she and her family in Chile listened to the radio as bombs from the Chilean army fell around their President, Salvadore Allende in the Presidental Palace as he gave his last address. The military coup that many Chileans feared was a reality. After 30 some years Bessie tells the story of her family's escape from certain death in Chile to safety in Canada.


 

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