By Gerard Colby
Interpreting the explanations, deeds, and tragic repercussions in their intervention within the Amazon and imperative the USA, a examine finds the legacies of Nelson Rockefeller, who secured ordinary assets for American firms, and Cameron Townsend, who stored souls at any price.
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