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Offshore oil: Costs and benefits (1975) — with Jacques Cousteau | ARCHIVES

Offshore oil: Costs and benefits (1975) — with Jacques Cousteau | ARCHIVES

Announcer: From Los Angeles, Public Policy Forums, a series of programs featuring face-to-face encounters by well-known authorities with differing views on vital issues confronting our present-day world. The topic, offshore oil, costs versus benefits. Now, here is Peter Hackes. Peter Hackes: The nation’s continuing shortage of oil has brought a new urgency to the search …

Venezuela crisis: A brief history | IN 60 SECONDS

What’s playing out on headlines and television screens today in Venezuela is a confrontation with the narco- dictatorship. It began in 1998 when Hugo Chavez was elected. He immediately began to dismantle the democratic institutions of Venezuela, and consolidate power into the hands of the executive. That revolution also made common cause with narco-traffickers, with …