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9/11: The CIA-backed Chilean coup and World Trade Center Attacks

9/11: The CIA-backed Chilean coup and the World Trade Center Attacks

10. September 2022

In this exclusive interview with author, Professor of History and Director of the Nuclear Studies Institute at American University, Peter Kuznick, we examine two historical events that took place on the 11th of September: The 1973 Chilean coup d’état and 2001 World Trade Center Attacks.

This video was originally published on September 11, 2019. We have republished it today to raise awareness of these historic events.


VIDEO: 9/11: The CIA-backed Chilean coup and the World Trade Center Attacks


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ABOUT PETER KUZNICK

Peter Kuznick is Professor of History and Director of the Nuclear Studies Institute at American University in Washington, D.C. He’s the co-author of the book The Untold History of the United States, written together with Hollywood film director and producer Oliver Stone. He was active in the Civil Rights and anti-Vietnam War movements and remains active in antiwar and nuclear abolition efforts.

For his full biography visit: www.american.edu/cas/faculty/kuznick.cfm


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Golpe de Estado 1973

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  • Attribution: Biblioteca del Congreso Nacional
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    UA Flight 175 hits WTC south tower 9-11:
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