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    On today’s episode of The Backstory, host Lee Stranahan and co-host John Kiriakou discussed current events, including at least 5 dead after several massive tornadoes wreak havoc across Alabama, Georgia state lawmaker arrested protesting voting restriction bill and U.S. blocks Venezuela bid to seek WTO review of sanctions.

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    John Potash - Author and Filmmaker | MKUltra, Drugs in Music, and the Black Panthers

    Caleb Maupin - Speaker, Writer, Political Analyst, and Author | Cold War, New York City, and Bidens Press Conference

    In the first hour, Lee and John spoke with John Potash on his books on CIA distributing LSD, Tupac Shakur, and the Weather Underground. John discussed his research into his book and the documented history of musicians using psychedelics. John talked about the family history of Tupac Shakur and the family being surveilled for decades.

    In the second hour, Lee and John spoke with Caleb Maupin on the U.S. relationship with China, Huawei, and Biden administration policy towards China. Caleb talked about the history of America and China and how that history has affected present U.S. foreign policy. Caleb spoke on the differences between President Trump's policy with China and the Biden administration reverting to the  Obama administration policy.

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    N. Korea, Asia, Ford Foundation, proxy wars, California, Drugs, CIA, Black Panthers
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