Focuses on the role of drug profits and the cocaine trade in financing the Contra support effort. In addition to examining the Christic Institute’s affidavit, the discussion focuses on the “Pizza Connection” and its ties to the Iran-Contra scandal.
Extends discussion of the Terpil-Wilson operation covered in AFA number 4 to events in Central America. The program presents evidence of Central American provocations planned by Terpil & Wilson’s associates and the group’s central position in the Iran-Contra scandal.
Examines how individuals discussed in AFA program numbers 4 and 30 cooperated in a number of operations aimed at destabilizing the presidency of Jimmy Carter by manipulating the Iranian hostage crisis of 1979 – 80. The broadcast centers on the role of American political figures in effecting that crisis, the failure of the “Desert One” hostage rescue attempt of April 1980 and the apparent “October Surprise” deal to delay the release of the hostages and assure Carter’s reelection defeat.
Pt. 3.2: An Interview with Farah Mansoor (AFA 31-2)
(Originally broadcast 1987; 450 minutes)
This series of interviews covers the landmark research of Farah Mansoor, a member of the Iranian resistance whose historic research on the rise of the Khomeini regime documents the decisive role of the United States in developing Islamic fundamentalist forces in that country as the anti-communist successors to the Shah’s government. Farah has documented that U.S. Ambassador to Iran, Richard Helms, learned that the Shah had cancer in 1974. Former Director of Central Intelligence Helms promptly informed the CIA and Department of State with the result that, by 1976, George Bush’s CIA was actively supporting and grooming the Khomeini forces. The subsequent takeover of the U.S. embassy in Tehran, the withholding of the U.S. hostages until after President Carter’s defeat was assured, the Khomeini government itself and the Iran-Contra scandal proper were all outgrowths of this profound and long-standing relationship. It should be noted that parts of this relationship have been misunderstood as what has become known as “the October Surprise.” Although there was, massive collusion between the Reagan-Bush campaign and the Khomeini forces during the 1980 election campaign, there was no “deal” cut during the campaign. Rather, the “deal” was part of a covert operation begun years before and the collusion during the campaign was an outgrowth of it. These interviews are also part of AFA program number 38 (Part 5).
Sets forth evidence that the U.S. national security establishment may have been planning a fascist coup in response to a terrorist incident or provocation. The program deals primarily with the “Rex 84” martial-law contingency plan and its implementation in response to a terrorist “incident”. Rex ’84 appears to stem from a contingency plan to intern black Americans in concentration camps.
Sets forth evidence that the U.S. national security establishment may have been planning a fascist coup in response to a terrorist provocation. The program deals primarily with the “Rex 84” martial-law contingency plan and its implementation in response to a terrorist “incident”. Rex ’84 appears to stem from a contingency plan to intern black Americans in concentration camps.
Pt. 6: The Cover-up, Part B (AFA 34)
Part 6a 44:34 | Part 6b 38:40 | Part 6c 45:13 | Part 6d 39:49
Part 6e 8:10 | Part 6f 43:28 | Part 6g 40:07 | Part 6h 13:15
Part 6i 9:59 | Part 6j 28:24 | Part 6k 25:28 | Part 6l 17:21
Part 6m 6:24 | Part 6n 29:23
(Originally broadcast December 13, 1987)
Explores connections between Iran-Contragate “investigators” and the people and institutions they were supposed to examine. Vital supplementary information connects the Iran-Contra scandal with the 1981 shooting of the Pope and events described in AFA program numbers 18 – 21. Includes numerous addenda.