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    Grieving Bomb Survivor Blames Chilean Regime

    Timothy Hutchens, Robert Pear
    22 September 1976
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    'I think the government of Chile should be held responsible for the death of my wife', says Michael Moffitt.

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    Ex-Chilean Ambassador Killed by Bomb Blast

    Stephen J. Lynton, Lawrence Meyer
    22 September 1976
    Article

    Orlando Letelier, a high official of the late Chile President Salvador Allende, was killed in Washington yesterday when a bomb exploded beneath his car.

  3. Review: Assassination on Embassy Row

    Christopher Lehmann-Haupt
    10 July 1980
    Article

    A review of the book Assassination on Embassty Row, published by The New York Times on 10 July 1980.

  4. Review: Assassination on Embassy Row

    Jan Joost Teunissen
    16 May 1981
    Article

    A review of the book Assassination on Embassy Road, published by NRC Handelsblad on 16 May 1981.

  5. Review: Assassination on Embassy Row

    Herbert Mitgang
    18 July 1980
    Article

    A review of the book Assassination on Embassy Row, published by The New York Times on 18 July 1980.

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    The Chilean Connection

    Saul Landau, John Dinges
    28 November 1981
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    In the early summer of 1976, Col. Manuel Contreras, head of DINA, Chile's secret police, launched an operation to assassinate exiled Chilean leader Orlando Letelier.

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    US Wants to Question Pinochet About Bombing

    Frank Davies
    07 November 1998
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    High-level US officials are discussing a possible extradition request to bring Augusto Pinochet, the former Chilean strongman now held in London, to the United States to face questions the terrorist attack that killed Orlando Letelier and Ronni Moffitt.

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    What's Behind the Bush-Pinochet Friendship?

    Sarah Anderson, Saul Landau
    01 June 1999
    Article

    Bush's behavior raises questions about his relationship to Pinochet, whose 17-year regime executed more than 3,190 people.

  9. The Assassin Next Door

    Douglas Grant Mine
    18 November 1999
    Article

    Armando Fernandez Larios is a former Chilean army officer who for several years was an agent of that country's notorious security apparatus, and he helped kill Orlando Letelier and Ronni Moffitt.

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    Affidavit Links Pinochet to Car Bomb

    John Dinges
    24 March 2000
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    A document bearing the signature of an imprisoned Chilean military officer appears for the first time to directly implicate Chile's former president, Gen. Augusto Pinochet, in the 1976 ntelligence operation that resulted in the car bomb assassination in Washington of exile leader Orlando Letelier.

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    Pinochet Probers Tout New Evidence

    Vernon Loeb, David A. Vise
    28 May 2000
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    Federal investigators have uncovered evidence that some of them believe is sufficient to indict Gen. Augusto Pinochet for conspiracy to commit murder in the 1976 car bombing that killed Orlando Letelier on Washington's Embassy Row.

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    An Assassination, A Failure to Act, A Painful Parallel

    John Dinges, Peter Kornbluh
    22 September 2002
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    Recently disclosed US State Department and CIA records cast a new light on the Letelier assassination, revealing that the US had extensive awareness of a secret assassination operation and suggesting that US officials called off actions that might have stopped it.
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    Riggs Bank Case

    16 November 2005
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    The Riggs Bank played a dubious role role in hiding Pinochet's ill-gotten gains.

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    Agents of FBI Investigate Letelier Killing - Get Tip Chilean Secret Policeman Flew to US Last Week

    David Binder
    23 September 1976
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    The FBI said today it was pursuing 'a lot of leads' in the bomb killing here yesterday of Orlando Letelier, the former Chilean Foreign Minister, and a woman assistant.

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    Letelier Probe Threatens Pinochet Rule

    Saul Landau
    25 April 1978
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    Pinochet's governmental carpet is stained, but the stench is from human blood.

  16. Chile: Implications of the Letelier Case

    17 May 1978
    Article

    In May of 1978, the CIA’s National Foreign Assessment Center issued this comprehensive analysis of the Pinochet regime’s responses to being identified as responsible for the September 1976 car bomb assassination of Orlando Letelier and Ronni Moffitt in Washington DC.

  17. TNI marks 35th anniversary of assassination of Orlando Letelier

    21 September 2011
    Article

    35 years ago, on 21 September 1976 Orlando Letelier, former TNI Director, was killed by a car bomb in Washington DC. TNI remembers his life.

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    FBI Request Prosecution of Pinochet, But no one Lifts a Finger

    Pascale Bonnefoy
    15 April 2002
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    After the detention of Pinochet in London, in January 1999, the Justice Department decided to re-open the investigation of the Letelier case.

  19. Two Deaths in the Morning

    Saul Landau
    01 December 1976
    Article

    Orlando Letelier represented all the qualities government should stand for: he was a lawyer who believed in rules and constitutions, his ethic was equality and justice; his means of persuasion and authority was reason.

     
  20. This is how it was done

    Saul Landau, Ralph Stavins
    26 March 1977
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    An account of the murder of Orlando Letelier and Ronni Moffitt, published by The Nation on 26 March 1977.

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