Salvador Allende Gossens: a testimony

Canada, 1974

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A brief acquaintance with the president of Chile before his assassination in September, 1973. In 1972, several miners from Quebec went to Chile to observe mining operations there. They also met with the President of the Republic. Salvador Allende explains, publicly at a meeting of icampannerors, as well as in a conference with the visitors, the revolutionary socio-economic reforms he envisages for his country, which include nationalisation of the copper industry. Rene Levesque, Theo Gagne and Joseph Gosselin appear in the film. (A film for all students of political change. With English subtitles)



Michel Gauthier

Maurice Bulbulian


Jean-Marc Garand

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National Film Board of Canada







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Agriculture, Business, Commerce & Industry → Copper mines and mining

Agriculture, Business, Commerce & Industry → Industries - Canada

Agriculture, Business, Commerce & Industry → Mineral industries

Agriculture, Business, Commerce & Industry → Miners

Agriculture, Business, Commerce & Industry → Mines and mineral resources

Anthropology, Ethnology, Exploration & Travel → Chile

Climate, Environment, Natural Resources & Disasters → Mines and mineral resources


Documentary → Documentary films - Canada

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Allende Gossens, Salvador, President, Chile

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Chile - Politics and government

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Chile - Social conditions

History → Allende Gossens, Salvador, President, Chile

History → Chile - History

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