O-SPAN Classic: CIA Accidentally Overthrows Costa Rica

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O-SPAN Classic: CIA Accidentally Overthrows Costa Rica

In this O-SPAN clip from 1963, the CIA explains that the accidental overthrow was due to "a little miscommunication" while overthrowing some nearby Central American countries.

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