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Radio Liberacion {format} 24:19 Nancy Updike

A clandestine radio station set up by the CIA set up in the fifties, to overthrow Guatemala’s government. The coup success was in part due to power of radio. Or that’s what the CIA believed. For the first time in the USA, we hear the recently declassified broadcasts.

Broadcast: Nov 1 2001 on PRI/WBEZ This American Life Subjects: Hispanic, Politics, Technology, War