Date: Thursday, April 15, 2010
Time: 6:30pm – 8:30pm
Location: 101 W Flagler St. (Historical Museum of Southern Florida)
Free and open to the public.
The film Cocaine Cowboys, released in 2006, documents the rise of the illicit drug trade of the 1970s and â€˜80s. Hear the real story from the movie’s director/producer and research subjects, as well as those involved in combating Miami’s drug underworld. The program will feature clips from the film.
Billy Corben (moderator), director of Cocaine Cowboys, The U, and the upcoming Square Grouper
Captain Nelson Andreu, former Miami Police Department homicide detective
Louis Casuso, Miami criminal defense attorney
Abe Laeser, former prosecutor, Miami-Dade Office of the State Attorney
Mickey Munday, featured in Cocaine Cowboys
Robert Platshorn, featured in Square Grouper and author of Black Tuna Diaries, the true story of the Black Tuna Gang
David Ward, former Miami-Dade Police Department detectiveï»¿