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FRONTLINE; Guns, Drugs, and the CIA

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Guns, Drugs, and the CIA
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FRONTLINE is investigative journalism that questions, explains and changes our world. Since 1983, FRONTLINE has served as PBS's flagship public affairs series. Hailed upon its television broadcast debut as "the last best hope for broadcast documentaries," FRONTLINE's stature is reaffirmed each week through incisive documentaries covering the scope and complexity of the human experience.

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A FRONTLINE investigation examines the CIA's long history of involvement with drug smugglers in trouble spots around the world, and how the agency has defended its alliances with drug dealers under the cloak of "national security."

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