CHILE: Allende Hangs On

As he entered Santiago's bullet-scarred Moneda Palace last week, President Salvador Allende Gossens appeared confident and fully in control of his troubled country. The coup attempt by disgruntled army officers, whose troops attacked the presidential palace two weeks ago, had fizzled within hours (TIME, July 9). All involved were under arrest. Six members of the ultra-right Patria y Libertad accused of helping plan the revolt were sequestered in the Ecuadorian and Colombian embassies. Life in the capital city seemed back to its normal boisterous pace. Yet behind the appearance of normalcy was...

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