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The Fairchild C-123K "provider" 54-0663 (20112) Radiocall:"40663" was a part of one of the biggest scandals in the mid 1980's. During this time, the #Reagan Administration had set up a bizarre network of arms sales to #Iran designed to win release of US hostages being held in #Lebanon and raise money to fund the #Nicaraguan , #counterrevolutionary ... Die Young: The Infamous...Barry Seal Adler Berriman "Barry" Seal was born to Mary Lou Seal and Benjamin Curtis Seal (reportedly, a member of the Ku Klux Klan), a #candywholesaler , on July 16, 1939 in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. Barry was one of three brothers, including Benjy and Wendell. Barry Seal Purchased a Minesweeper When the contents of Seal's trunk was brought into evidence at the murder trial--after the judge had threatened the federal government with contempt-- it changed the picture of Barry Seal as a free-lancing drug trafficker. "Barry Seal was delivering arms and money to the #Contras ," Dalton says.Tyrrell, R. Emmett Jr., "Furtive Drug Flights," August 25, 1995 Former Clinton bodyguard L.D. Brown reveals that apparently both Bill Clinton and George H. W. Bush knew about the Contra cocaine flights into #Mena. Will drug-smuggling pic "Mena" capture all the dark and dirty ... A great overview.The piece states: "(Stephens was) a top donor to the Reagan and George H.W. Bush campaigns, he suddenly switched to Clinton in 1990. He brought BCCI to US shores in #1979 and helped launder cocaine profits from CIA drug smuggling in Mena, Arkansas and elsewhere." Barry Seal is mentioned, multiple times. 2. [Search domain www.reddirtreport.com/prairie-opinions/will-drug-smuggling-pic-...] www.reddirtreport.com/prairie-opinions/will-drug-smuggling-pic-... Bush Clinton Iran-Contra guns and drugs scandal - Oil Empire It chronicles Barry #Seal 's career in the CIA from the 1960s (recruited by David Ferrie, a participant in the assassination of JFK), to his smuggling of large amounts of cocaine (through the Mena, #Arkansas airport) that helped fund the "Contra" war of the 1980s.