Kidnapped During Argentina's Dirty War, Writer Tells The Untellable

Mar 21, 2013

Credit The Little School

Alicia Partnoy tells guest host Sean Cole about the Little School, the secret prison in Argentina where she was held in 1977.

The choice of Cardinal Jorge Mario Bergoglio of Buenos Aires to become pope has brought waves of memories from the period in Argentina called the Dirty War. Citizens protesting the military coup and junta were kidnapped and disappeared. Tens of thousands died and it was only in the past few years that military members were tried.

Now, some in Argentina want the Roman Catholic Church to apologize, and acknowledge that children were kidnapped and their fate has never been known.

To listen to this interview, visit The Story's website. Also in this show: A conversation during a thunderstorm between composer Lois Vierk and producer Jonathan Mitchell.