Silencing of Gary Webb

Silencing of Gary Webb

Gary Webb was an investigative journalist from the San Jose Mercury News who first broke the story that the CIA was selling massive amounts of drugs (particularly cocaine) to (typically black) poor neighborhoods all over the US. They did this in order to fund an overthrow of the Nicaraguan government by US-friendly terrorists during the 1990s. He was forced to resign, disgraced, blacklisted, divorced, and found dead with two bullets through his head in 2004. It was ruled a suicide despite the fact that he owned no guns, and there being two bullets wounds in the back of his head.

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