Chile: Projecting the Common Touch

BE A PATRIOT, STICK A YANKEE, invited the sign in front of the National Library in Santiago, and hundreds of celebrating Chileans eagerly obeyed the injunction. For two escudos (14¢) apiece, they pitched darts at an 8-ft.-high wooden image of Uncle Sam in full flight, clutching money-stuffed suitcases labeled "Chilean copper." As Chile's Dr. Salvador Allende was inaugurated last week for a six-year term as the world's first freely elected Marxist President, a mood of anti-Americanism prevailed.

Coolly Correct. In private, Allende met with President Nixon's representative, Assistant Secretary of State Charles...

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