Launch of the book the petals of the White Rose: A required chronic

Launch of the book the petals of the White Rose: A required chronic

The white rose petals. Two Chilean scientists during the dictatorship of Pinochet, the first book of journalistic Chronicle ofSue Carrie de la PuenteIt is published under the label editions stanzas of the South. Soon in bookstores.



The emerging Chilean scientific world which, before the military coup, was looking for the ways to grow and institutionalize a unit in charge of promoting and developing the science and technological innovation made in Chile, was abruptly truncated following the coup d'etat of 1973 were few, although recognized in their respective fields. Several of them were arrested, tortured, exonerated, exiled or made to disappear.

The white rose petals. Two Chilean scientists during the dictatorship of Pinochetis the firstBook of journalistic Chronicle of Sue Carrie de la Puentewhere he unveiled the experiences as political prisoners of two academics and Chilean scientists during the military dictatorship led by Augusto Pinochet. Through interviews and historical archives, the journalist tells how ideological conviction and the social upheaval of the time lead every protagonist to take position, from different political paths, during the Popular unity and then suffer the consequences during the regime of de-facto.

In the chaptersWilted red laurelsandNow it is the turn of MIR!, Carrie de la Puente collected the testimonies of the biochemist and national prize of applied and Technological Sciences 2018 Romilio mirror towers, exmilitante of the Communist Party (PC), and delfisico Boris Chornik Aberbuch, ayudista of the left movement Revolucionaria (MIR). Both went through arbitrary arrests, were harassed, tortured, intimidated and exiled.

"Although have passed more than twenty-nine years since the return of democracy to the country, even failure by continue to discover other events occurring at the stage of the darkest of our political life, marked by criminality and the legitimization of violence as a"necessary". In that sense, this work seeks to contribute more in the task to reunite us with our true history", points out the author.

The book, developed from December 2013 to October 2015, will bepresentedfrom March 14 to 19 hours on the premises of the Museum of memory and human rights, in Santiago, by theDirector of Le Monde Diplomatique Chile Victor Hugo of the source and the journalist Nancy Guzman.The general editor of Ediciones stanzas from the South Alejandro Lavquen will be moderated.

Sue Carrie de la Puente
(Santiago de Chile, 1986)
Journalist in the University of Santiago of Chile (Usach). He has worked on national and foreign media. From the year 2014 it plays in the area of journalistic research. His works include "executions of the case Chamiza, 1973: crimes of a Council of war at Puerto Montt".

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Title:The white rose petals. Two Chilean scientists during the dictatorship of Pinochet
Author: Sue Carrié of the bridge
Label:Editions stanzas of the South
Number of pages:106
PVP:$10,000
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