CHILE: In a Shadow Country

In the seven months since a coup by the Chilean armed forces overthrew the Marxist government of Salvador Allende Gossens, a four-man military junta headed by Army General Augusta Pinochet Ugarte has ruthlessly eliminated leftists (real and suspect), suspended all political activity, and reversed many of the socialistic moves undertaken during Allende's presidency. But the junta is also beginning to find many of Chile's problems difficult and intractable. TIME Correspondent Rudolph Rauch reports:

Chile is two countries today. There is the Chile you can see—the Chile in which newspapers touch on nothing...

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