South America: votes or violence

United Kingdom, 1970

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Examines the suitability of a democratic form of government for three Latin American countries - Bolivia, Brazil, Chile. It cannot be assumed that their political and economic problems can be solved by Western European methods. Bolivia cannot readily revive its economy based on a barren plateau of worked out mines. Brazil, with greater potential consists of ultra modern, prosperous cities and poverty stricken desert and jungle - should the government develop the profitable sections or tackle the desperate poverty? Chile with similar extremes of wealth, is experimenting with democracy. Written and narrated by James Cameron. Guitarist: John Williams. Intertel is a joint venture of Rediffusion London, Australian Broadcasting Commission, Canadian Broadcasting Corporation, National Education T/V and Westinghouse Broadcasting Company of the United States.

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producer

Jeremy Isaacs

director

Anthony Isaacs

production company

Intertel

Rediffusion

Duration

00:51:57:00

Production places
United Kingdom
Production dates
1970

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