Historical documentary about the 1907 massacre of 3,600 men, women, and children during a labor dispute in the nitrate-mining town of Iquique, Chile. Presented by Elizabeth Farnsworth, of the North American Congress on Latin America. Contains a popular cantata, titled "Santa Maria de Iquique," which describes the massacre and the strikes that led to it, composed by songwriter and philosopher Luis Advis (1935 - 2004) and recorded in Chile by Quilapayun.
This recording has been digitally preserved as part of Pacifica's American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982 grant preservation project, and is available for research and reference . Please contact the archives via telephone: 818-506-1077 or email: americanwomen at pacificaradioarchives dot org for information on how to obtain a copy of this program. Thank you.