Jason Ryan, Part 1

Jason Ryan talked about 1980s drug smuggling in Charleston, S.C, and Operation Jackpot, which was part of the Reagan administration’s War on Drugs. He spoke in… read more

Jason Ryan talked about 1980s drug smuggling in Charleston, S.C, and Operation Jackpot, which was part of the Reagan administration’s War on Drugs. He spoke in front of the U.S. Custom’s House in Charleston, S.C., that was the headquarters for Operation Jackpot.

Jason Ryan is the author of Jackpot: High Times, High Seas, and the Sting That Launched the War on Drugs.

C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2011 LCV Cities Tour” in Charleston, South Carolina, on June 27-July 1 to feature the history and literary life of the community. Working with the Comcast local cable affiliate, they visited literary and historic sites where local historians, authors, and civic leaders were interviewed. The history segments air on American History TV (AHTV) on C-SPAN3 and the literary events/non-fiction author segments air on BookTV on C-SPAN2. close

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Jason Ryan, Part 1

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Program ID:
300475-1
Category:
Vignette
Format:
Vignette
Location:
Charleston, South Carolina, United States
First Aired:
Jul 30, 2011 | 10:57pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
Last Aired:
Jul 31, 2011 | 10:48pm EDT | C-SPAN 2

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  • Jul 30, 2011 | 10:57pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Jul 31, 2011 | 10:48pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
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