The Torture Biz

Coordinated by the CIA

South American and African franchises

The history of CIA sponsorship of torture all over the world.

For decades, the US offered trainings in torture available to secret police around the world.

It the US still doing it?

Why does the US do this?

To put “friendly” governments and keep them in power.

It started under Eisenhower and has gone on steadily ever since.

“It’s not a rogue elephant. They’re doing what the presidents ask them to do.”

The source of this clip, Alternative Views, was a sixty minute public affairs program cablecast twice weekly on Austin Community Television, Austin, Texas, between 1978 and 1998.

It provided a treasure trove of information and analysis to alert Americans who had access to the program.




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