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Adam Yamaguchi

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Marijuana Made in America - By Mexican Drug Traffickers

(14) Comments | Posted November 18, 2010 | 6:18 PM

Adam Yamaguchi is a correspondent and executive producer of Current TV’s Vanguard.

I had a great summer. I spent much of it getting high. And it was all on the job.

Over the last several months, I spent dozens of days embedded with an elite task...

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Are You High? California's Pot Proposition Won't Stop Mexican Narco War

(7) Comments | Posted November 1, 2010 | 1:14 PM

Adam Yamaguchi is executive producer and correspondent for Vanguard.

Here in California, as we approach election day, chatter about marijuana legalization is reaching a fever pitch. Proposition 19 -- which would legalize individuals to grow small amounts of marijuana for personal consumption -- has fluctuated up and down...

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What I Learned Covering Hurricane Katrina -- The Month Before It Hit

(13) Comments | Posted August 28, 2010 | 9:25 PM

The month before Hurricane Katrina hit New Orleans, I went to Louisiana to report my second-ever story for Current TV. This was before the network had even gone on air, before the idea of the documentary series Vanguard as a show.

I was there...

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Jonah Hill for "World Toilet Spokesman"

(5) Comments | Posted June 8, 2010 | 5:28 PM

I didn't start off wanting to make a gross-out movie. But two days into shooting "The World's Toilet Crisis" for Current TV's Vanguard documentary series, I had to admit that I was pretty disgusted.

From a massive sewage treatment plant just south of Los Angeles to...

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Laura Ling: Captive in North Korea

(12) Comments | Posted May 18, 2010 | 5:58 PM

When the phone rings at 1 a.m., I usually ignore it. But early in the morning of March 19, 2009, I awoke to the sound of my cell phone buzzing on the nightstand. It was a call I never expected to get.

Laura Ling and Euna Lee, two...

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