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WIDE ANGLE | Once Upon a Coup | PBS

Duration: 02:56
Program: Wide Angle #806

A failed coup attempt. A British mercenary in a notorious African prison. A dictator suspicious of Western powers. And beneath it all, a spectacular underwater oil reserve that the worlds major powers would love to get their hands on. It may sound like the latest John LeCarré bestseller, but in fact it's the real-life intrigue of Once Upon a Coup, WIDE ANGLE's penetrating look at the mysterious goings-on in Equatorial Guinea.

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Post Date: August 26, 2009