11. "Severe Tests for Chile," New York Times, September
9, 1970, 46.
12. Radomiro Tomic, "Some Clarification of Historical Facts,"
in Chile at the Turning Point: Lessons of the Socialist Years, 1970-1973,
ed. Federico G. Gil, Ricardo Lagos E., and Henry A. Lands Berger, trans.
John S. Gitlitz (Philadelphia: Institute for the Study of Human Issues,
Inc., 1979), 188. According to Tomic, his "agreement with the program
of the Unidad Popular was manifest," and his platform called for
the "replacement of capitalism in Chile." This is significant
because while nearly 65% of Chileans had voted against Allende, 65%
had also voted to shift from a capitalist system.