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Memorial Procession

Memorial Procession

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Description
Orlando Letelier, a Chilean living in exile in the United States, worked as a senior fellow at the Institue for Policy Studies in Washington, DC. He also lobbied against the military dictatorship of General Augusto Pinochet, the Chilean leader. Ronnie Karpen Moffitt was a work colleague of Letelier. She ran the "Music Carryout" program which made musicial instruments available to the poor. She also campaigned for democracy in Chile. On September 21, 1976 a car bomb placed by the Chilean secret police exploded and both were killed.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
poster
date made
1976
associated date
September 26, 1976
Associated Place
Chile
Chile
Physical Description
paper (overall material)
white, black (overall color)
Measurements
overall: 17 in x 23 in; x 43.18 cm x 58.42 cm
ID Number
1977.0296.161
accession number
1977.0296
catalog number
1977.0296.161
Credit Line
Martin J. Petersilia
subject
Assassination
Memorial
Exiles and Refugees
South America
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Political and Military History: Political History, General History Collection
Princeton Posters
Government, Politics, and Reform
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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