Unit 5: Crime Wave in the Southern Cone
Focus: declassified documents, international political affairs, political cartoon study
Lesson 1: Political Cartoon Study
Lesson 2: Red Light Green Light
Lesson 3: Declassified Documents
Lesson 4: Sympathetic Supporters
Audio, Videos, and Music
Uncovering the Crimes of Argentina’s Junta
Interview with Robert Cox, on Argentine Journalism during the 1970’s and 80’s
Blades sings controversial song against U.S. intervention in Latin America, defending his position before playing the song.
Democracy Now! Interview with John Dinges, author of The Condor Years: How Pinochet And His Allies Brought Terrorism To Three Continents
Letter from DW Survivor Alicia Partnoy
For those of you who don’t read Spanish, this is a statement in support of the victims of genocide in Argentina, by the Team of Psychologists and health professionals who accompanied victims and survivors when testifying in court in Cordoba. New legislation in Argentina decides to reduce to half the sentences of the genocide perpetrators. The measure, known as 2×1, in reference to the sentence reduction has very dangerous implications.