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Schou, Nick
Kill the messenger / by Nick Schou
Alternate Title Kill the messenger : how the CIA's crack-cocaine controversy destroyed journalist Gary Webb
New York : Nation Books, c2006
book jacket
Location Call Number Status
 4th Floor  PN4874.W35 S36 2006    DUE 09-15-14
Subject Webb, Gary
Subject(s) Journalists -- United States -- Biography
Drug traffic -- Central America
Physical Description xiii, 233, [8] p. of plates : ill. ; 21 cm
Summary Tells the story of newspaper reporter Gary Webb, who wrote an exposé series linking the CIA to crack cocaine trafficking in 1996 and killed himself in 2004, and argues that his editors betrayed him
Contents Dramatis Personae xi -- 1 Moving Day 1 -- 2 Guns and Girls 13 -- 3 Sin City 27 -- 4 The Big One 41 -- 5 Drug Stories 65 -- 6 Trial and Error 93 -- 7 Crack in America 107 -- 8 Feeding Frenzy 127 -- 9 Mea Culpa 149 -- 10 Lister 167 -- 11 Exile 187 -- 12 Withdrawal 203
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