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CIA / Conspiracy Charges #163571

ABC Evening News for Friday, Nov 15, 1996
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.

(Los Angeles: Brian Rooney) Efforts by CIA director John Deutch to deny allegations that the government agency conspired to sell crack cocaine in the black community featured; details given of the charges published in the San Jose Mercury News that the "dark alliance" of Nicaraguans sold cheap cocaine, with the funds going back to the contras. [In Los Angeles, DEUTCH - offers denial.] [Los Angeles city council Nate HOLDEN, Brotherhood Crusade Reverend Danny BAKEWELL - speak out against a government conspiracy.]

(Studio: Peter Jennings) Continuation of the story on "Nightline" noted.

Jennings, Peter;
Rooney, Brian

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