COMMONS: The Police - Dirty Tricks

52:27
 
Share
 

Manage episode 281042218 series 31201
By Jesse Brown. Discovered by Player FM and our community — copyright is owned by the publisher, not Player FM, and audio is streamed directly from their servers. Hit the Subscribe button to track updates in Player FM, or paste the feed URL into other podcast apps.

A teenage boy and his friends start robbing banks in Toronto. A future Prime Minister is deported from Montreal. A Black Panther in Baltimore goes to prison for four decades. And the RCMP is split apart by the biggest scandal in the force's history. At the heart of it all is one man. He calls himself the General.

Featured in this episode: Ricky Atkinson, David Austin, Robin Philpot, Lennox Farrell, Gary Cristall

To learn more: The Life, Crimes and Hard Times of Ricky Atkinson, Leader of the Dirty Tricks Gang by Richard Atkinson with Joe Fiorito Fear of a Black Nation: Race, Sex & Security in Sixties Montreal by David Austin Ninth Floor by Mina Shum Marshall Law: The Life & Times of a Baltimore Black Panther by Marshall “Eddie” Conway

Additional music from Audio Network

Support CANADALAND: http://canadalandshow.com/join

See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

672 episodes