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In episode two of The Luthor Scale, we cover infamous drug trafficker Carlos Lehder.
We'll cover Lehder's interconnected origin story, explain his super powers, discuss his grand plan for world domination, and then place him on the Scale.
Is Lehder just a low level thug in another supervillain's organization? Or is he single-handedly responsible for America's sexiest drug habit? Find out on this episode of The Luthor Scale.
(1) Bruce Porter, Blow: How a Small Town Boy Made $100 Million with the Medellín Cocaine Cartel and Lost It All (St. Martin's Press, 1993)
(2) Libaniel Marulanda, The documentary on the life of Carlos Lehder that could never be (El Espectador, July 3, 2020)
(3) Peter Eisner, Bombshell Dropped At Noriega Trial -- Drug Boss Tells Of Scheme To Run Guns (Seattle Times, Nov. 22, 1991)
(4) El Chapo and the 12 Richest Drug Lords of All Time (Yahoo News)
(5) Normans Cay: Playground for Drug Smugglers (PBS Frontline)
(6) Manuel Noriega Trial: 1991 (Law Library - American Law and Legal Information)
(7) Robert L. Jackson, Ex-Drug Kingpin Testifies Against Noriega (Los Angeles Times, Nov. 20, 1991)