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Gary Webb (II) (1955–2004)

Gary Webb was born on August 31, 1955 in Corona, California, USA as Gary Stephen Webb. He was a writer, known for Kill the Messenger (2014), Crack in America (2015) and Filming in Georgia (2015). He was married to Sue Bell. He died on December 10, 2004 in Carmichael, California. See full bio »

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Known For

Kill the Messenger
Crack in America
Filming in Georgia


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 2015 Crack in America (Video documentary short) (book: "Dark Alliance")
 2015 Filming in Georgia (Video documentary short) (book: "Dark Alliance")
 2014 Kill the Messenger (book "Dark Alliance")
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 2007 American Drug War: The Last White Hope (Documentary) (thanks)
 2005 Letter to the President (Video documentary) (in memory of)
 2002 Gary Webb: In His Own Words (Documentary short) (in memory of)
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 2005 Letter to the President (Video documentary)
Himself - Journalist / Author
 2002 Gary Webb: In His Own Words (Documentary short)
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 2014 Kill the Messenger
 2012 Shadows of Liberty (Documentary)
Himself - Journalist

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book: "Dark Alliance: The CIA, the Contras, and the Crack Cocaine Explosion". New York: Seven Stories Press. ISBN 978-1888363685 See more »

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2 Print Biographies | 1 Article | See more »

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He was an investigative reporter best known for his articles about the CIA's role in cocaine trafficking in the aftermath of U.S. involvement with Contra rebels in Nicaragua in the 1980s. The articles came under intense criticism, and the newspaper later backed away from its claims. Webb resigned from the paper in 1997. See more »


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