Gary Webb

Gary Webb was a Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist. In 1996, his Dark Alliance series in the San Jose Mercury News linking the CIA, the contras and drug trafficking in South Central Los Angeles created a national sensation. He was immediately attacked by major media. His own paper criticized and demoted him. He soon left the Mercury News. He is the author of Dark Alliance. He took his life on December 10, 2004. He was 49.


Date Recorded Program Title Handle
1999: 02/16 CIA Crack Cocaine Connection WEBG001