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Documentary - Conspiracy Files: Lockerbie - CBC Newsworld Sept 14th 2009 10 P.M.

Conspiracy Files: Lockerbie - CBC Newsworld Sept 14th 2009 10 P.M.
Conspiracy Files: Lockerbie
CBC Newsworld The Passionate Eye
Monday Sept. 14th 2009 10 P.M.

It is not because you are paranoid that someone is not after you. This is probably the basis of all conspiracy theories. As these things go, the Lockerbie conspiracy theory as presented is pretty thin ergo so is the documentary. Conspiracy Files: Lockerbie, one of a series of BBC documentary programs in the series, airs Monday September 14th 2009 at 10 P.M. on CBC Newsworld.

Pan Am 103 exploded over and crashed on the small town of Lockerbie, Scotland on December 21st, 1988. The man arrested and jailed for that crime was recently released on “compassionate grounds”.

Not many of the conspiracy theories presented in this documentary program have any real substance as these things go. The first  is from a detective hired by Pan Am that says the CIA is to blame. Rogue, of course, agents of the CIA were allowing drugs to be smuggled into the states in exchange for hostages in Beirut. Somebody switched a suitcase full of drugs with one with explosives.

The other conspiracy is the piece of circuitboard that lead to Libya and the bomber was planted by the FBI or the Scottish police. Another addition to this version is some of the evidence use to convict the bombers was also planted or altered to fit the prosecution’s case and witnesses were also manufactured.

As conspiracy theory documentaries go Conspiracy Files: Lockerbie is not particularly interesting. You can watch it on CBC Newsworld The Passionate Eye Monday September 14th 2009 at 10 P.M.

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