Former AP editor recalls covering 1973 Chile coup

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FILE - In this Sept. 11, 1973 file photo, a boy pushes a bicycle across a deserted street as an army tank moves towards La Moneda presidential palace during a coup against President Salvador Allende's government, after which Gen. Augusto Pinochet seized power, in Santiago, Chile. On Wednesday, Sept. 11, 2013, Chile marks the 40th anniversary of the coup. (AP Photo/File)SANTIAGO, Chile (AP) — For days, rumors had spread that a coup was imminent. The date chosen by the military and their supporters was the 11th of September.