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{{#invoke:Infobox|infobox}} Aló Presidente (English: Hello Mr. President) was a largely unscripted<ref>{{#invoke:citation/CS1|citation |CitationClass=news }}</ref> talk show that was hosted by then Venezuelan President Hugo Chávez. Chavez was depicted (wearing red, the color of the revolution) as the charismatic leader, passionate about the well being of his country.<ref name=Kraft>{{#invoke:citation/CS1|citation |CitationClass=news }}</ref> It was broadcast on Venezuelan state television and radio stations every Sunday at 11:00 AM. The program did not have a fixed ending time, but usually ended by 5:00 PM, or as the program dynamics permitted. The show promoted the Bolivarian Revolution and blamed the Venezuelan economic problems on its northern neighbor, the United States.<ref name=Channeling>{{#invoke:citation/CS1|citation |CitationClass=news }}</ref> Many Venezuelan's tuned in because Mr. Chavez was known for unveiling new financial assistance packages every weekend.<ref name=McCaughan196>McCaughan (2005), p. 196.</ref> Since 1999, President Chavez had spent an average 40 hours a week on television promoting his "Bolivarian Revolution".<ref name=Schoen154>Schoen (2009), p. 154.</ref>

It featured Chávez addressing topics of the day and touring locations where government social welfare programs were active. The first broadcast was made on May 23, 1999 (about three months after Chávez took office) on radio.<ref name="bloomberg">{{#invoke:citation/CS1|citation |CitationClass=news }}</ref> Since then, 378 shows have aired.<ref name="official_transmissions">{{#invoke:citation/CS1|citation |CitationClass=web }}</ref>


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{{#invoke:Infobox|infobox}} Aló Presidente (English: Hello Mr. President) was a largely unscripted<ref>{{#invoke:citation/CS1|citation |CitationClass=news }}</ref> talk show that was hosted by then Venezuelan President Hugo Chávez. Chavez was depicted (wearing red, the color of the revolution) as the charismatic leader, passionate about the well being of his country.<ref name=Kraft>{{#invoke:citation/CS1|citation |CitationClass=news }}</ref> It was broadcast on Venezuelan state television and radio stations every Sunday at 11:00 AM. The program did not have a fixed ending time, but usually ended by 5:00 PM, or as the program dynamics permitted. The show promoted the Bolivarian Revolution and blamed the Venezuelan economic problems on its northern neighbor, the United States.<ref name=Channeling>{{#invoke:citation/CS1|citation |CitationClass=news }}</ref> Many Venezuelan's tuned in because Mr. Chavez was known for unveiling new financial assistance packages every weekend.<ref name=McCaughan196>McCaughan (2005), p. 196.</ref> Since 1999, President Chavez had spent an average 40 hours a week on television promoting his "Bolivarian Revolution".<ref name=Schoen154>Schoen (2009), p. 154.</ref>

It featured Chávez addressing topics of the day and touring locations where government social welfare programs were active. The first broadcast was made on May 23, 1999 (about three months after Chávez took office) on radio.<ref name="bloomberg">{{#invoke:citation/CS1|citation |CitationClass=news }}</ref> Since then, 378 shows have aired.<ref name="official_transmissions">{{#invoke:citation/CS1|citation |CitationClass=web }}</ref>


Aló Presidente sections
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