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Episode 06 CIA Cinema and Jeffrey R MacDonald: Down the Rabbit Hole of Conspiracy Part 1

July 31, 2017


Documents released through FOIA show the extent to which the CIA shapes the plots of some popular films in exchange for production assistance: Contact, JurrasicPark 3 and Independence day among others. Then, we look at the case of Jeffrey R MacDonald, an army medic who’s family was murdered—some say by hippies on acid—others say by him. A former FBI agent raises some serious questions about the case.