America's War on Drugs
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Acid, Spies, and Secret Experiments

Aired on Jun 18, 20171h 24m

Uncover the roots of America's War on Drugs, from secret assassination attempts and bizarre experiments with LSD to covert government support of heroin traffickers.

Uncover the roots of America's War on Drugs, from secret assassination attempts and bizarre experiments with LSD to covert government support of heroin traffickers.

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Cocaine, Cartels, and Crack Downs

Aired on Jun 19, 20171h 25m

Cocaine lands in America from secret airports, lining the pockets of violent cartel bosses as the CIA's shadow wars have unintended consequences. President Reagan cracks down as crack invades the USA.

Cocaine lands in America from secret airports, lining the pockets of violent cartel bosses as the CIA's shadow wars have unintended consequences. President Reagan cracks down as crack invades the USA.

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Gangs, Prisons, and Meth Queens

Aired on Jun 20, 20171h 25m

American cities explode with drug violence as the Clinton administration inadvertently opens the door for Mexican cartels. An unlikely meth queen rises, while a crime lord takes vengeance.

American cities explode with drug violence as the Clinton administration inadvertently opens the door for Mexican cartels. An unlikely meth queen rises, while a crime lord takes vengeance.

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Heroin, Terrorists, and Kings of Pain

Aired on Jun 21, 20171h 25m

After 9/11, heroin lords and terrorists forge an unholy alliance. Big Pharma becomes the new big drug lord as Americans grow more addicted and begin to ponder if the war on drugs is worth it.

After 9/11, heroin lords and terrorists forge an unholy alliance. Big Pharma becomes the new big drug lord as Americans grow more addicted and begin to ponder if the war on drugs is worth it.