BBC radio gives a rich history of the 35th anniversary of the Letelier-Moffitt assassinations featuring Saul Landau and Isabel Letelier.

Pinochet, following the biblical phrase — the guilty fleeth even when no one pursueth — imagined Orlando Letelier heading a vast army out to invade Chile and overthrow his illegitimate regime.

But who could have imagined his audacity — produced by fear and Kissinger’s assurances would have led him to order the assassination 3/4 of a mile from the White House.

What IPS did afterward came from the shock of fear and recognition. IPS co-founders Marc Raskin and Dick Barnett appointed Isabel Letelier to the IPS staff and announced IPS would pursue the killers.

Get more news like this, directly in your inbox.

Subscribe to our newsletter.