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Investigate CIA-Crack Allegations, Says National Black Caucus of State Legislators


February 1997

The National Black Caucus of State Legislators (NBCSL) ratified a resolution on December 7, 1996 calling for a congressional investigation of CIA-crack allegations raised by a series of articles in the San Jose Mercury News on August 18-20, 1996. The NBCSL resolution endorses the call by Congressional Black Caucus Chairwoman Representative Maxine Waters (D-CA), U.S Senators Dianne Feinstein (D) and Barbara Boxer (D) from California, the city councils of Los Angeles, Philadelphia, Jackson, Mississippi, and St. Louis, and others, "for a congressional investigation, and the appointment of an independent special prosecutor, for a complete, thorough and independent investigation of these allegations, and for vigorous prosecution of individuals, where justified by probable cause, irrespective of their current or former official status." (National Black Caucus of State Legislators, "Support for an Investigation of the Role of U.S. Government Agencies Regarding the Flow of Drugs into the United States," December 7, 1996)

Contact NBCSL, 444 N. Capitol St., Washington, DC 20001, Tel: (202) 624-5457, Fax: (202) 508-3826.