Where are they now files: DailyKos checks in on famous gringo prisoner of the 1980s

 From the sketchy Reagan-Contra files, here is a fascinating flashback to the capture of Eugene Hasenfus in Nicaragua. “Shot down Oct. 5, 1986, while kicking crated cargo to anti-government terrorists from a CIA plane over the back-country of Nicaragua, his capture by Sandinista militiamen led to the exposure of what would become known as the Iran-contra affair.”

Be sure to read through the bottom where you get an update of this Nicaragua player: “Hasenfus … faded into his old life in small-town Wisconsin…. accused of indecent exposure … killed a bear without a license,” etc. LINK->

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