Links for Digging Deeper: Podcast #2 500 years of Brutal Evangelization

Wikipedia on Atahualpa:

Wikipedia on Francisco Pizarro:

Wikipedia on the Spanish “Requirement”:

Wkipedia on Bartolome de las Casas:é_de_las_Casas

Francisco Pizarro on PBS

You can buy a DVD “The Conquistadors” on PBS for $19.99 at: This includes a lot on Pizarro and the conquest of South America.

Much of my information came from a tour of the ruins at Tiawanaku, just about a two-hour drive outside of La Paz. Be sure and visit if you are in Bolivia. It is worth it. But have an interpreter with you, the guides, obviously, speak Spanish.