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In Depth (CIA: Drug Trafficking) #614761

NBC Evening News for Friday, Sep 27, 1996
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(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Report introduced.

(Washington: Andrea Mitchell) A drug dealer's claim that he got cheap cocaine from Nicaraguans who were using the money to fund the Contra rebellion in the 1980s and new evidence showing the CIA helped funnel crack cocaine into America's inner cities to fund the war examined. [Three African AMERICANS, Representative Cynthia McKINNEY - call for investigations.] [Senator John KERRY, National Security archives Peter KORNBLUH - say the CIA was running drugs into the United States via Oliver North, who ran the contra war out of the White House.] North's diary entries concerning the matter outlined. [CIA director John DEUTCH, Representative Maxine WATERS, two BLACKS - comment.]

Brokaw, Tom;
Mitchell, Andrea

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