The CIA and Chile: Anatomy of an Assassination
-Chile Marks 50th Anniversary of Assassination of Chilean Commander-in-Chief, General René Schneider
- '60 Minutes' Posts Dramatic Exposé on Henry Kissinger’s Role and Schneider Family Lawsuit
- Schneider’s Murder: “a stain on the pages of contemporary history”
Washington D.C., October 22, 2020 - On October 23, 1970, one day after armed thugs intercepted and mortally wounded the Chilean army commander-in-chief, General Rene Schneider, as he drove to work in Santiago, CIA Director Richard Helms convened his top aides to review the covert coup operations tha...