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CIA and Crack Cocaine / Black Americans #168928

ABC Evening News for Sunday, Sep 29, 1996
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(Studio: Carole Simpson) Report introduced.

(New York: Alexander Johnson) The issue in the black community raised by the allegations that the CIA brought crack cocaine to Los Angeles inner city in the 1980s examined. [California Representative Maxine WATERS, New York City resident "ANGELA," Washington, DC, talk show host Joe MADISON; at Los Angeles community meeting, Los Angeles County supervisor Yvonne Braithwaite BURKE - offer views on the crack issue.] The response on the Internet to allegations raised by the "San Jose Mercury", which charged that the CIA-backed contra leaders raised money by bringing cocaine into the US, detailed. Black Congressional leaders said demanding hearings into the drug connections.

Reporter(s):
Johnson, Alexander;
Simpson, Carole
Duration:
00:02:50

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