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Taxes for torture / produced by Tim McGovern and David Morrison.

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Program Title:
Taxes for torture / produced by Tim McGovern and David Morrison.
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BC2089
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Tim McGovern discusses the range of techniques, including torture, used in the Western Hemisphere by counterinsurgency groups such as the Green Berets and Latin American military and police forces. McGovern and a series of guests illustrate how US taxpayer money helps fund groups such as the Agency of International Development who employ these techniques, and examines the practice of torture and wrongful detainment of political activists in Latin American and Third World countries. Features call-in interviews with Michael Klare, member of the North American Congress on Latin America; Latin American History Prof. Timothy Harding, California State University, Los Angeles; Quinn Tamm, head of the International Association of Chiefs of Police; International Relations and Political Science Prof. Michael Fleet, University of Southern California; Senator James Abourezk (D-South Dakota); Rep. Charles Wiggins (R-California); John Marks, co-author of "The CIA and the Cult of Intelligence"; Martin Hall from the Coalition for the Restoration of Democracy in Chile, and others.

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30 Nov. 1974.
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KPFK, 4 Dec. 1974.
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Los Angeles : Pacifica Radio Archive, 1974.
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