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The Rise and Fall of Blackwater in Potrero

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The Rise and Fall of Blackwater in Potrero
Residents of the small Southern California town of Potrero joined with environmentalists, peace activists, veterans groups, immigrant rights groups, and others to stop the mercenary firm Blackwater Worldwide from building a training facility in their town. This is the story of their fight and ultimate defeat of Blackwater. Featuring interviews with residents of Potrero both for and against Blackwater, including Jan Hedlun, and Gordon Hammers; as well as Blackwater's VP Brian Bonfiglio; Jeremy Scahill, the author of Blackwater: The Rise of the World's Most Powerful Mercenary Army; and leading activists, including Raymond Lutz of Citizens Oversight Committee, Carol Jahnkow of the Peace Resource Center of San Diego, Enrique Morones of Border Angels, and Jeanette Hartman of the Sierra Club.moreless

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