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Father Jose Alas discusses his time spent in El Salvador

BROADCAST: Oct. 7, 1985 | DURATION: 00:54:07

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In 1970, because he was considered a troublemaker when helping the peasants in El Salvador obtain a better life, Father Jose Alas was kidnapped by the National Guard and left for dead. Alas explains if he were to return to El Salvador, he would be killed because he is considered a traitor. Caitriona Ruane talks for a couple of minutes about her work helping the poor in the Latin American countries.