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The Resource Coverup : behind the Iran Contra Affair, produced by Barbara Trent, Gary Meyer and David Kasper ; directed by Barbara Trent ; written by Eve Goldberg, (videorecording)

Coverup : behind the Iran Contra Affair, produced by Barbara Trent, Gary Meyer and David Kasper ; directed by Barbara Trent ; written by Eve Goldberg, (videorecording)

Label
Coverup : behind the Iran Contra Affair
Title
Coverup
Title remainder
behind the Iran Contra Affair
Statement of responsibility
produced by Barbara Trent, Gary Meyer and David Kasper ; directed by Barbara Trent ; written by Eve Goldberg
Title variation
  • Behind the Iran Contra affair
  • Coverup : behind the Iran Contra affair
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
An account of the first arms sale to Iran and the Reagan/Bush campaign's secret deal to torpedo Jimmy Carter in 1980. Discusses the shadow government of former CIA operatives, drug smugglers, top U.S. military personnel and others, and how their actions have impacted the course of history. Includes evidence of the history of CIA involvement in drug running from the Vietnam heroin era to the Central American cocaine epidemic. First-hand accounts of the bombing of the press conference in La Penca, Nicaragua, discussing who the assassins were and why American journalists were the real targets. Oliver North's plan to suspend the U.S. constitution and how it became a Reagan/Bush tool to protect an unpopular foreign policy
Cataloging source
CDF
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Music by Ruben Blades, Richard Elliot, Pink Floyd, Lou Reed ; camera, Gary Meyer ; editors, David Kasper, Eve Goldberg
PerformerNote
Narrator: Elizabeth Montgomery
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1933-1995
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Montgomery, Elizabeth
  • Trent, Barbara
  • Meyer, Gary
  • Kasper, David
  • Goldberg, Eve
  • Empowerment Project
  • MPI Home Video (Firm)
  • United States
  • United States
Runtime
72
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Iran-Contra Affair, 1985-1990
  • United States
  • Nicaragua
  • United States
  • Nicaragua
  • Military assistance, American
  • Military assistance, American
  • North, Oliver L
Target audience
adult
Technique
live action
Label
Coverup : behind the Iran Contra Affair, produced by Barbara Trent, Gary Meyer and David Kasper ; directed by Barbara Trent ; written by Eve Goldberg, (videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
An Empowerment Project production
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
monaural
Control code
19116342
Dimensions
1/2 in
Dimensions
1/2 in.
Extent
1 videocassette (72 min.)
Medium for sound
videotape
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
MPI 1576
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videocassette
System details
VHS hi-fi
Video recording format
VHS (1/2 in., videocassette)
Label
Coverup : behind the Iran Contra Affair, produced by Barbara Trent, Gary Meyer and David Kasper ; directed by Barbara Trent ; written by Eve Goldberg, (videorecording)
Publication
Note
An Empowerment Project production
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
monaural
Control code
19116342
Dimensions
1/2 in
Dimensions
1/2 in.
Extent
1 videocassette (72 min.)
Medium for sound
videotape
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
MPI 1576
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videocassette
System details
VHS hi-fi
Video recording format
VHS (1/2 in., videocassette)

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