Joan Jara, wife of Victor Jara, a Chilean folksinger who was executed during the September 11, 1973 coup d'etat that toppled Salvador Allende; and members of the folksinging group Quilapayun are interviewed by Kathy Jarvis[?]. The folk music as protest weapon is discussed and how the Chilean women have responded to the executions of their husbands, los desaparecidos (the "disappeared ones"). They are joined by Susan Bornstein, executive director of the National Coordinating Center in Solidarity with Chile. Music is used between cuts of the interviews. Produced by Kathy Jarvis, engineered by Paul Wunder. Self-contained.
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