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In the 19th century, Britain fought two wars to compel China to import opium. While opium addiction devastated China, British and American merchants reaped enormous profits.
Ken MacDermotRoe, Host
Bonnie MacDermotRoe, Technical Director
This program is an edition of the monthly series History Counts produced by MDR Productions, Inc. It originates at Pacifica affiliates WPKN 89.5 FM (Bridgeport, CT) and WPKM 88.7 FM (Montauk, NY) whose signals reach most of Connecticut and parts of New York and Rhode Island. For further information, please visit www.historycounts.org.