Agents & Assets

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Agents & Assets
Witnessing the War on Drugs and on Communities
Los Angeles Poverty Department

AGENTS & ASSETS reenacts a 1998 hearing transcript from the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence investigating alleged CIA involvement in
crack cocaine trafficking
into the Los Angeles
area. This book contains
the script for the reenactment,
and a
narrative constructed
from transcriptions
of panels and conversations
that follow.

THE LOS ANGELES
POVERTY DEPARTMENT
(LAPD) was founded
on LA’s Skid Row
in 1985. It creates
performances and
multidisciplinary artworks
that connect the
experience of people
living in poverty to the
social forces that shape
their lives and communities.
LOS ANGELES
POVERTY DEPARTMENT
AGENTS & ASSETS reenacts a
1998 hearing transcript from
the House Permanent Select
Committee on Intelligence
investigating alleged
CIA involvement in
crack cocaine trafficking
into the Los Angeles
area. This book contains
the script for the reenactment,
and a
narrative constructed
from transcriptions
of panels and conversations
that follow.
AGENTS & ASSETS was
first performed in LA
in 2001 and has toured
internationally.

“LAPD is my favorite
theater in America.’’
— Peter Sellars,
Theater, Opera and
Festival Director

4.5 x 7 inches
402 pages
paperbound

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Weight 1 lbs

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