Remembering Leonardo Henrichsen

The date of 29th of June is in Argentina the National day of the cameraman. This date was established by the Argentine Congress in memory of the cameraman Leonardo Henrichsen who was killed during a coverage of a failed tentative of a military coup in Santiago do Chile on the 29th of June of 1973. Henrichsen was

covering for a swedish tv channel at the time. He died with 33 years old. He registers himself his own shooting and registers forever his own assassin. Watch the original footage of «Photographer Leonardo Henrichsen filming his death»

To better understand what was the political situation at the time in Chile watch HERE Ken Loach's 10 m film «Chile 1973 September 11».