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Exhibition at Moreira Salles Institute in São Paulo shows Chilean and Brazilian dictatorships

By Elaine Patrícia Cruz

Photos by Evandro Teixeira

Editing by Graça Adjuto

In 1973, photojournalist Evandro Teixeira was sent by Jornal do Brasil (JB) to cover the military coup in Chile.

Accompanied by reporter Paulo César de Araújo, Teixeira left for Chile on September 12, the day after the coup that led to the death of then-president Salvador Allende.

With the borders closed by the Chilean military junta, he could only enter Santiago on September 21, when the press was allowed to record the event, but under heavy military surveillance.

With his analog camera kept . . .

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