By Carlos Henriquez Consalvi,Erik Ching,Charles Leo, V Nagle,A.L. (Bill) Prince
During the Eighties battle in El Salvador, Radio Venceremos was once the most information outlet for the Frente Farabundo Martí para los angeles Liberación Nacional (FMLN), the guerrilla association that challenged the govt.. the published supplied an important hyperlink among opponents within the mountains and the skin international, in addition to a substitute for mainstream media reporting. during this first-person account, "Santiago," the legend in the back of Radio Venceremos, tells the tale of the early years of that clash, a uprising of negative peasants opposed to the Salvadoran govt and its benefactor, the United States.
Originally released as La Terquedad del Izote, this memoir additionally addresses the wider tale of a national uprising and its foreign context, really the intensifying chilly warfare and heavy U.S. involvement in it less than President Reagan. via the war's lead to 1992, greater than 75,000 have been lifeless and 350,000 wounded—in a rustic the dimensions of Massachusetts. even supposing outnumbered and outfinanced, the rebels fought the Salvadoran military to a draw and taken sufficient bargaining strength to the negotiating desk to accomplish a few of their key pursuits, together with democratic reforms and an overhaul of the safety forces.
Broadcasting the Civil warfare in El Salvador is a riveting account from the rebels' standpoint that lends immediacy to the Salvadoran clash. it may entice all who're drawn to historical reminiscence and human rights, U.S. coverage towards principal the United States, and the position the media can play in wartime.
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Broadcasting the Civil War in El Salvador: A Memoir of Guerrilla Radio (LLILAS Translations from Latin America Series) by Carlos Henriquez Consalvi,Erik Ching,Charles Leo, V Nagle,A.L. (Bill) Prince