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Your Call: What is the untold story of Firestone Rubber Company in Liberia?

On the November 18th edition of Your Call, we’ll have a conversation with investigative reporter Jonathan Jones about the Frontline documentary “Firestone and the Warlord.” The Propublica/Frontline investigation uncovers the secret relationship between the American company Firestone and Liberian Warlord Charles Taylor. The report reveals that Firestone gave millions of dollars to Taylor’s government and hired his soldiers to protect its rubber plantation. How interwoven is this relationship? It’s Your Call, with Rose Aguilar and you.


Jonathan Jones, freelance investigative reporter

Web Resources:

Frontline: Firestone and the Warlord

The Nation: Workers Organize at Firestone, Liberia's 'State Within a State'

Globe and Mail: What Firestone did in Liberia for ‘profit, profit, profit’