Backyard 1954-1989 (1999)

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  • Featuring

    Kenneth Branagh

  • Countries

    United Kingdom USA

  • Year


  • Type


  • Category

    Non Fiction


Documentary series. This edition looks at US `anti-communist' intervention in Latin America, from the 1954 overthrow of the Guatemalan president by US-backed forces, through the CIA-aided toppling of Chilean president Salvador Allende in 1973, to the aid given by the US to the `Contras' in Nicaragua and the dispatching by Ronald Reagan of marines to crush the government of Grenada.

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