CNN Special Report on "Killing Pablo" 5/23/03

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The CNN special report on the demise of notorious drug lord Pablo Escobar will air this Sunday, May 25, 8:00pm and 11:00pm EST, and Saturday, May 31, 6:00am, 8:00pm and 11:00pm EST. While DRCNet has not reviewed the report, if it is complete then it will include discussion with Gustavo de Greiff, the attorney general of Colombia who organized the operation that led to Escobar's defeat. Visit

 

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Dr. de Greiff is a vigorous advocate of drug legalization, and was a featured speaker at our Latin America conference last February, "Out from the Shadows: Ending Drug Prohibition in the 21st Century." Visit the Out from the Shadows web site at http://www.stopthedrugwar.org/shadows/ to read the Week Online interview with de Greiff and to watch the exciting online video footage of his speech, available in both English and Spanish.

Visit http://www.cnn.com/CNN/Programs/presents/index.pablo.html for more about "Killing Pablo."

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