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'Chilean Schindler's List' saved leftists from regime

A man reads a book written by Manuel Salazar Salvo, about the life of Jorge Schindler, an activist of the Communist Party of Chile, in Santiago on August 21, 2014During the darkest days of Chile’s dictatorship, a man named Jorge Schindler saved dozens of leftist militants by employing them undercover at his pharmacies, risking his own life like a different Schindler during another of history’s nightmares. The South American Schindler’s story was published for the first time Friday in “The Chilean Schindler’s List,” a biography. Jorge Schindler was an active member of the Chilean Communist Party when Pinochet’s troops overthrew socialist president Salvador Allende on September 11, 1973.

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