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The October surprise and U.S.-Latin American relations / John Mattes and Lanny Sender ; interviewed by Dennis Bernstein.

Program Title:
The October surprise and U.S.-Latin American relations / John Mattes and Lanny Sender ; interviewed by Dennis Bernstein.
PRA Archive #: 
AZ1015
Description: 

John Mattes, a public defender, and Larry Sender of the Christic Institute, discuss changes in United States politics since the election of Ronald Reagan in 1980. They start with a discussion of the October Surprise, which may have resulted in an arms-for hostages deal with Iran to help Reagan get elected. They go on to examine the interconnections between the BCCI, Iran-Contra affair, the nomination of John Gates, the trial of Manuel Noriege, and how some witnesses who were former CIA agents have found themselves prosecuted as terrorists.|THE OCTOBER SUPRISE AND U.S.-LATIN AMERICAN RELATIONS / John Mattes and Lanny Sender| interviewed by Dennis Bernstein. - John Mattes, a public defender, and Larrny Sender of the Christic Institute, discuss changes in United States politics since the election of Ronald Reagan in 1980. They start with a discussion of the October Suprise, which may have resulted in an arms-for hostages deal with Iran to help Reagan get elected. They go on to examine the interconnections between the BCCI, Iran-Contra affair, the nomination of John Gates, the trial of Manuel Noriege, and how some witnesses who were former CIA agents have found themselves prosecuted as terrorists. - BROADCAST: KPFA, 1994.

Station: 
Date Broadcast on: 
KPFA, 1994.
Item duration: 
1 reel (45 min.) : 7 1/2 ips., mono.|45:00
Distributor: 
Los Angeles : Pacifica Radio Archive, 1994.
Rights Summary: 
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