Deutch in South Central Los Angeles, part 2

November 18, 1996

CIA director John Deutch attended a town hall meeting at Locke High School in the Watts neighborhood of Los Angeles on Friday to discuss allegations that the US facilitated the distribution of crack cocaine to inner cities from anti-Sandinista forces of Nicaragua.

Goodman plays tape from the meeting. Attendees included California congresspeople Harmon, Dixon, and McDonald. A complete transcript of the meeting can be found here:

- Juanita McDonald moderates questions from the audience to CIA director Deutch.
- (47:18) A man identifying himself as a former LAPD narcotics detective states that there were CIA agents involved in the drug trade.
- (57:49) McDonald ends the meeting