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From the 60 Minutes Archives: Schneider v. Kissinger

20 years ago, Bob Simon reported on a lawsuit filed by the family of General Rene Schneider, the commander in chief of Chilean Army who was mortally wounded in a kidnapping attempt. Schneider's family was seeking damages against Henry Kissinger, who they claimed oversaw a CIA backed coup plot of which the kidnapping was the first step. Schneider was shot 50 years ago Thursday and died three days later.
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