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What Will Be Hugo Chavez's Legacy?

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Weekends on All Things Considered host Jacki Lyden takes a look at the legacy of Hugo Chavez, the longtime president of Venezuela who died this week. Argentine journalist Andres Oppenheimer, a syndicated columnist for The Miami Herald, compares Chavez to former Argentine President Juan Peron, while Professor Eduardo Gamarra from Florida International University thinks Chavez came pretty close to continuing the work of Venezuelan revolutionary leader Simon Bolivar. Rory Carroll, a correspondent for The Guardian, recounts his memories of Chavez, who he profiled in his new book, Comandante: Hugo Chavez's Venezuela.
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