[Marxism] Gary Webb

Dbachmozart at aol.com Dbachmozart at aol.com
Mon Dec 13 21:05:17 MST 2004


The apparent suicide of journalist Gary Webb is more than a  personal 
tragedy. It is a reminder of the ugly role the major news media played  in destroying 
Webb's career in the late 1990s when he tried to break through the  
long-running cover-up of the contra-cocaine scandal. The bitter irony is that  even 
when the CIA admitted its institutional guilt in drug smuggling by the  
Nicaraguan contras, the nation's leading newspapers insisted on continuing the  
cover-up.

For the full story about how the major newspapers kept running  protection 
for the Reagan-Bush contra-cocaine crimes and ruined Gary Webb's  life, go to 
Consortiumnews.com at  http://www.consortiumnews.com



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