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  • Hare Krishna

    CBS News West 57th reports on allegations that certain communities of the Hare Krishna sect are involved with drug smuggling, fraud, child molestation, and murder, Oct. 31, 1987.
  • Government Drugs

    CBS News West 57th airs segment examining allegations of drug smuggling connection to the CIA and contra aid network, April 6, 1987.
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    Common Cause Magazine details how the Reagan administration undermined its war on drugs while trying to oust the Sandinista government from Nicaragua by dealing with Noriega, leaking information from DEA investigations, providing planes for drug smuggling, and more, September/October 1988.
  • Snowstorm over Key West

    Solares Hill (Key West, Fla.) runs series on the prevalence of crack cocaine in Key West; how it gets there, who uses it, what it is like; presents argument for legalizing all drugs, November 1986-October 1987.
  • Is Bobby Ray Brown Innocent?

    Greensboro (N.C.) News & Record exposes discrepancies in the trial of a man sentenced to death, including a witness who admitted to lying on the stand, improper actions by the prosecutor, March-October 1987.
  • The War on Drugs

    WTLC Radio (Indianapolis) reports on a 12-year-old, $120 million drug ring connected with a local high school; series named key players even before indictments returned against 34 persons.
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    Washingtonian profiles Fred Black, a formerly successful Washington influence peddler, now behind bars for involvement in an organized crime drug smuggling ring, February 1986.
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    Florida Times-Union (Jacksonville) reveals the growing importance of the drug smuggling industry to the tiny Central American country of Belize, Sept. 9, 1985.
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    Wall Street Journal reports on how the airlines combat drug smuggling on their planes, Dec. 18, 1985.
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    Fort Myers (Fla.) News-Press series investigates the plea bargaining and sentencing in a triple-murder case involving an organized crime drug smuggling operation; reporters got access to transcripts of confidential tapes and court documents, July 29 - 31, 1984.