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Assassination of a Saint The Plot to Murder Óscar Romero and the Quest to Bring His Killers to Justice

Author: Matt Eisenbrandt
Publisher: Berkeley University of California Press 2017
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Title -- Copyright -- Dedication -- Contents -- Preface -- Introduction -- Photos -- Key Figures -- Maps -- 1 "Informational Goulash": Prior Investigations of the Romero Assassination -- 2 "In Violation of the Law of Nations": The Romero Assassination Comes to the United States -- 3 "The Enemy Comes from Our People": Coffee, Anti-Communism, and the Death Squads -- 4 "The Door of History": Archbishop Romero and the
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Matt Eisenbrandt
ISBN: 9780520961890 0520961897 9780520286795 0520286790
OCLC Number: 1020708176
Notes: IMD-Felder maschinell generiert
Description: 1 Online-Ressource (287 Seiten)
Contents: Preface Introduction Photos Key Figures Maps 1 * "Informational Goulash": Prior Investigations of the Romero Assassination 2 * "In Violation of the Law of Nations": The Romero Assassination Comes to the United States 3 * "The Enemy Comes from Our People": Coffee, Anti-Communism, and the Death Squads 4 * "The Door of History": Archbishop Romero and the Catholic Church in El Salvador 5 * "A Bed to Drop Dead In": The Search for Alvaro Saravia and the Death Squad Financiers 6 * "ARENA's Achilles' Heel": Our First Trip to El Salvador 7 * Baby Robbers, Mad Bombers, and Other Assorted Criminals: Saravia's Escape to Miami Brings U.S. Foreign Policy Full Circle 8 * "You're Making a Lot of Noise": Looking for Evidence on the Death Squad Financiers 9 * "You Know Better Than to Ask That": The Search for the Getaway Driver 10 * "A Rabid Anti-Communist": Meeting Witnesses from the ARENA Party 11 * "We Don't Have a Clue What the Hell Is Going On": The Continuing Hunt for Saravia and Insider Witnesses 12 * "God Forgive Me for What I'm Going to Do": An Insider Goes on the Record 13 * "There Must Have Been a Thousand Romeros": Final Interviews and Trial Preparation 14 * "Of a Magnitude That Is Hardly Describable": The Romero Assassination Case Goes to Trial 15 * "The Fleas Always Stick to the Skinniest Dog": The Verdict's Impact on Saravia Epilogue Afterword, by Benjamin Cuellar Acknowledgments Notes Selected Bibliography Index

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On March 24, 1980, the assassination of El Salvador's Archbishop Oscar Romero rocked that nation and the world. This is the story of an international team of lawyers, and experts who fought to bring  Read more...

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